Three Inmates Make an Early Morning Escape

December 18, 2006 - Posted at 6:07 p.m. CST

Texarkana, AR_Union County authorities are looking for three men who broke out of the county jail early this morning.

Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Marcus Hicks of Strong; 17-year-old Karl Eron Pearce of Minden, Louisiana; and 19-year-old Lester Charles of Spearsville, Louisiana.

Hicks was being held in the jail on an attempted capital murder charge and was awaiting trial.
Pearce and Charles were in jail on aggravated robbery convictions and were awaiting bed space in an Arkansas prison.