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A manhunt is underway in Starke County for an inmate who escaped from the Starke County Jail early Wednesday evening.
Joshua Hunnicutt, 30, of Winamac, went over a fence in the recreation yard at the jail at around 4 p,m, and headed south down the alley.
Hunnicutt is 6 foot, weighs 170 pounds, has light brown hair, brown eyes, a moustache, beard and several tattoos.
At the time of his escape, he was wearing gray sweat cutoffs and no shoes.
The escaped prisoner was being held for an outstanding warrant. He was originally charged with maintaining a common nuisance and possession of meth.
Hunnicutt may be traveling south of Starke County in a purple Geo Tracker with his girlfriend, Rachel Berdine, 35.
Berdine is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds, has a beauty mark above her lips on right side of face, and has brown eyes and brown hair.
Registration on the vehicle is 513CEH.
Anyone who has any information about the whereabouts of Hunnicutt should contact the Starke County Sheriff's Department at 574-772-3771