CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The search for an escaped inmate has been called off in Cartersville. A police spokesman tells 11Alive News they've received "credible information" Sean Killion is no longer in the area.
According to the Cartersville Police Department, the inmate was being transferred from Florida to Indiana. While the prison transport vehicle was stopped at a Pizza Hut, the inmate. who was shackled, was being moved from the bus and pushed a female guard, managing to get away, the Bartow County Sheriff's Office said. The guard was slightly injured in the melee.
A manager at the Pizza Hut told 11Alive's Kevin Rowson that the transport vehicle had called ahead to order the pizzas. The guards went inside the restaurant, picked up the pizzas and then left.
The inmate, identified as 42-year-old Sean Killion, was last seen behind a Martin's Restaurant on Highway 41, which is located about a mile south from the Pizza Hut.