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      Manhunt in Crisp County places two schools in lockdown

      Two felony warrants have been issued for 23-year-old Malcom Jamahrl Thomas of Cordele. / Crisp County Jail


      Updated November 6, 2013:

      Crisp County officials are offering a $500 reward for the arrest and capture of Malcom Jamahrl Thomas.

      Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Crisp County Sheriff's Office.

      Orginial Story:

      According to Crisp County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Billy Hancock, officers are continuing with leads on a possible aggravated assault that occurred November 3, 2013 on 25th Avenue West.

      Officials say that Deputy Kenny Purvis attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle fitting the description involved in the case. After a brief car chase the vehicle crashed on Bullington Road off of Rockhouse Road in Crisp County and the offender fled on foot.

      Law enforcement officers with Georgia State Patrol Aviation, Georgia State Patrol, Cordele Police Department, Turner County Sheriff's Office and Crisp County Sheriff's Office assisted in search of the offender.

      Crisp County High School and Middle School were placed on "soft lock down" for precautionary reasons.

      Two felony warrants have been issued for 23-year-old Malcom Jamahrl Thomas of Cordele.

      If you have any information on his whereabouts you are encouraged to call the Sheriff's Office at 229-276-2600.

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