The Walker County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from work detail.

The inmate has been identified as 44-year-old Thomas Jason Ball. 

Ball was working as a trustee for the city at the City of LaFayette Utilities Building when he walked off Friday around 1:00 pm, a City of LaFayette spokesperson explained.

Ball is described as having brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5'9" and 170 pounds.

If you know where Ball is, call 911 or 706-375-7810.