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Wednesday, June 11, 2008 | 07:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Department of Correction is asking for the public’s help in locating an inmate who escaped TDOC custody Monday evening.

Inmate Yolanda Denise Barefield walked away from a work detail at the Rachel Jackson Building in downtown Nashville around 5:00 p.m. She was serving a six-year sentence for theft of property and cocaine convictions in Davidson County. She was assigned to the Tennessee Prison for Women.

Barefield is 44 years old, approximately 5′3″ tall and 142 lbs. She has family and associates in the Nashville area and may still be in the vicinity.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Yolanda Barefield, please contact the Tennessee Department of Correction Internal Affairs Division at (615) 642-0723.

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