COFFEE CO., Ala. (WDHN) — The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escaped inmate.

Danny Peyton, 48, walked away from a job detail around 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening.

Peyton was arrested in Enterprise in April of 2021 and being held on burglary, bond revocation and theft of property charges.

A state department of corrections canine tracking team is coming in from Ventress Correctional Facility to help with the search.

Coffee County Sheriff’s Office is advising people to keep their homes and vehicles locked and to not open your door until you know who it is.

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