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Jefferson County inmate, registered on Megan’s Law, escapes during work-release


Punxsutawney, PA – Pennsylvania State Police are currently searching for an escapee from the Jefferson County Jail, 35-year-old Michael Alan Brewer.

Brewer is believed to have escaped during his work-release program at Humphrey Charcoal in Brookville at approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 10.

He was last seen on Knoxdale Road near Anita, PA by Jefferson County Sheriff Deputies later that same day.

Although he escaped on Thursday, police released the info to media on Sunday. It’s unclear why the public wasn’t informed of the escaped prisoner earlier.

Police officials describe Brewer as a white male with blonde hair, blue eyes, standing approximately six feet tall and weighing 175 pounds.

They also list him as being registered on Megan’s Law. Brewer had been arrested in indecent assault in 2006.

Anyone with information should immediately contact the Pennsylvania State Police of Punxsutawney at (814) 938-0510.