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Authorities looking for inmate who walked away from minimum-security facility in Florence

October 22, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C. – Authorities are looking for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-level security facility early Sunday morning in Florence, according to the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Layquan Patrick Hanley, 27, who was serving a sentence for kidnapping, walked away from the Palmer Pre-Release Center at 2012 Pisgah Road at approximately 4:30 a.m., according to a Florence County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Hanley is described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes, approximately 5-foot-7, weighing approximately 156 pounds with a tattoo on his right arm that reads “Layquan.”

Anyone with knowledge or information on the whereabouts of Hanley is asked to contact the S.C. Department of Corrections toll free at 1-877-349-2130, Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or “Submit-A-Tip” on the FCSO free app for I-Phone and Android telephones. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.