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Trooper Robert Purdy
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Estill County Escapee Investigation

An image of Larry Edward Arvin, click here to enlarge(Richmond, KY) - At 1205 p.m. on 10/15/2007 the Estill County Dispatch contacted Kentucky State Police Post 7, Richmond, in regards to an inmate who escaped custody. The inmate, Larry E. Arvin was being returned to the Estill County Jail after a doctors appointment. Upon his removal from the vehicle, Mr. Arvin fled on foot and was last seen running into a wooded area behind Court Street. Mr. Arvin was restrained with handcuffs and leg shackles at the time of the escape. Mr. Arvin was being held on a bench warrant for Receiving Stolen Property and Burglary charges. Mr. Arvin is described as a white male, 5' 8" in height, weighs 120 lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 32 years old. He was wearing a white t-shirt and grey sweat pants. A KSP tracking K-9 is assisting in the search for Larry Arvin. If you have any information on his whereabouts please contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state), ( 859) 623-2404, or dial 911.

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