Jail officials with the Jackson County Detention Center say they are looking for an inmate who escaped during work release. Jackson County jailor Charley Ward says the inmate, 39 year old Gregory Downs, was on lunch break when he ran off in the Gray Hawk community off Highway 421. Downs is 5’11” tall and weighs about 165 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes and a tattoo on his right forearm. Downs was last seen wearing an orange Jackson County work release shirt and blue jeans at about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Anyone with information is urged to call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 287-7121.