Police searching for inmate who escaped in the Shoals

Convicted burglar escapes from his assigned job in Tuscumbia.

Posted: Jul 14, 2018 2:59 PM
Updated: Jul 14, 2018 6:38 PM

Authorities in the Shoals are searching for escaped Alabama Corrections inmate, Tobby Randall Blackstock, who was serving time on a burglary conviction.

Blackstock, 40, escaped from his assigned work release location in Tuscumbia around 5:30pm Friday. 

Police tell WAAY 31 Blackstock is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with blond/strawberry hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black shoes, dark blue jeans and a blue T-shirt. He also has tattoos on both of his arms. 

If you have any information about the whereabouts of this escapee, you are asked to call police or the Alabama Dept. of Corrections at 1-800-831-8825.

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