Authorities are searching for a Charles Mix County inmate who escaped from jail last night.  19-year old Jubal Grant assaulted a county correctional officer and fled just before 9:30 PM.

Grant is described as a Native American male, black hair, brown eyes, 6 feet 1 inch tall, 170 lbs. and was last seen wearing an orange jail uniform and a black t-shirt.

Grant was being held in the Charles Mix County Jail on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and bond violations. Grant resides in Wagner, but also has contacts in Vermillion.

He is considered dangerous with a history of assaulting law enforcement officers.

Anyone with any information regarding Jubal Grant’s whereabouts is asked to notify their local police or the Charles Mix County Sheriff’s Office at 605-487-7625.