Brandon McGee went missing around 10 p.m. Thursday night from the Pettis County jail. That's in Sedalia.
Jail staff believe he ran southbound wearing black gym shorts and a white T-shirt.
According to the Pettis County Sheriff's Office, McGee was being held for fraudulent use of credit devices.
If you have any information on McGee's whereabouts, you're asked to call the Pettis County Sheriff's Office at (660) 827-0052.
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