Message from University Police: Authorities Still in Search of Escaped Inmates

University Police advises Southern Miss students, faculty and staff in the Hattiesburg area to continue to exercise caution this evening as multiple law enforcement agencies continue their search for two escaped inmates from the Forrest County Jail.

The two inmates are identified as Carlos Sibley, 26, and Donaven Harris, 29. Sibley recently pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, while Harris has a previous armed robbery charge, as well as two aggravated assault charges. Sibley and Harris may still be in the Hattiesburg area.

Remain aware of your surroundings, do not travel alone, and report any suspicious behavior to University Police at 601-266-4986.

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