Local Police Searching For Escaped Sex Offender

LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — Police said they are searching for a sex offender who escaped from jail.

Troy Peiffer, 29, has escaped from the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center in Hodgen, Okla. , according to the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office.

Peiffer is described as 5 feet, 11 inches tall and about 140 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes, according to the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office.

The Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center is a minimum security detention center for men.

He is a sex offender who violated state requirements of said status.