LEE COUNTY, Va. -

A search is underway for an escaped inmate in Lee County, Virginia.

The Lee County Sheriff's office tells us 25- year-old Ryan Richard Potter walked off from an inmate work detail in Pennington Gap on Saturday.

We're told he was last seen wearing Levi pants, an orange shirt, and a black hoodie.

If you have any information call the Lee County sheriff's Office at 276-523-6666 or 276-346-7753.