UPDATE:Missing inmate sought by MDOC

The Associated Press
CORINTH – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate who failed to return to the Alcorn County Community Work Center after a 72-hour leave.

Authorities say 39-year-old Johnny Ware was expected to return to the facility Monday afternoon.

Ware was serving a combined nine-year sentence from Pontotoc and Lee counties for grand larceny and possession of cocaine.

He is described as a 5-foot-8 and 165 pounds with brown eyes and a shaved head.

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Information from: The Clarion-Ledger