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Authorities search for work-release inmate, Orlando police say

Police: Patrol units looking for Eric Spells, 31

Eric Spells
Eric Spells

ORLANDO, Fla. – Authorities are searching Friday evening for a work-release inmate from the Florida Department of Corrections.

Orlando police said patrol units went at 6:20 p.m. to the area of Morocco Avenue and Gaston Foster Road regarding the inmate, who had not returned and was seen in the area.

Patrol units are currently looking for Eric Spells, 31, police said.

Spells is described by police as white, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Police said he was last seen wearing jeans and a green shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crimeline.

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