Captured

UPDATE:

Blankenship and High were captured this morning in Meridian, MS.

Both were returned back to the Central Mississippi Correctional facility.

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Inmates Jonathan Blankenship, and Christopher Benson High were discovered missing from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility during the morning count at 7 a.m. as the search for Mississippi State Penitentiary Parchman escapee Benny Ray Blansett was underway.

Blankenship and High are considered armed and dangerous.

Blankenship, 31, was convicted of aggravated assault on a police officer and conspiracy to commit a crime in Alcorn County and is serving a total of five years.

High, 28, was convicted of burglary larceny of an unoccupied dwelling in Carroll County, serving a total of 12 years.

Both are white males. Blankenship stands 5 feet 10 inches tall at 200 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.

He uses the alias "Hustle" and has tattoos on his face and neck.

High is 5 feet 7 inches tall at 145 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair.

He also has tattoos on his chest and arms.

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