Glynn County, GA. -- A manhunt for an escaped prisoner is still underway, according to the Glynn County Police Department.
Coty Benefield, who was serving time on a burglary charge, escaped from a work detail around 10:05a.m. this morning.
Officers are currently searching vehicles in the area of the F.J. Torras Causeway, which connects Brunswick and St. Simons Island, however the road is not shut down.
Benefield is a white male with brown eyes and brown hair, and is 5'11 tall and weighs about 170 pounds, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
Anyone with tips or information is asked to contact the Glynn County Police Department at 912-554-3645.