Authorities continue search for White Co. escapee

White County Sheriff Pat Shafer says Robert Clawson Jr. removed his ankle bracelet during work release Tuesday night. He was last seen at Jordan Manufacturing Company, Inc. in Monticello.
White County Sheriff Pat Shafer says Robert Clawson Jr. removed his ankle bracelet during work release Tuesday night. He was last seen at Jordan Manufacturing Company, Inc. in Monticello.

WHITE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A man who White County authorities said cut off his ankle bracelet during work release remains on the loose Tuesday.

The White County Sheriff’s Office said they still have not found Robert Clawson Jr., 31. Sheriff Pat Shafer said White County Community Corrections called his office early morning on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

Shafer said Clawson went to work Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Jordan Manufacturing Company in Monticello. But during his shift, he cut off his ankle bracelet and left.

Shafer said Clawson is described as 5-feet-10-inches tall and 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Shafer says he was serving time for theft. Clawson now faces a criminal charge of failure to return to lawful detention.

Anyone with information on his Clawson’s whereabouts is asked to call the White County Sheriff’s Office at 574-583-2251 or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

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