MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in East Tennessee are searching for an inmate who they describe as armed and extremely dangerous.
The Daily Times reported Dewyatt Allen Hill was released from the Blount County Jail on Thursday. It was not immediately clear why.
The 55-year-old Hill was convicted in federal court on several robberies of CVS pharmacies in the Knoxville area in which the stores were taken over by a gunman. Hill was sentenced to 75 years in prison and was being held in the local jail on state charges.
Hill is white, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 125 pounds and has green eyes and brown hair. Anyone spotting him should call 911.
Hill is now wanted for fleeing federal custody.
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