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Published June 21, 2013, 05:24 PM

Man has escaped from the jail in Valley City, Sheriff's Office asking for help

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The Barnes County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help tonight.

By: WDAY, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- The Barnes County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help tonight.

26-year old Matthew Kidd Jr. has escaped from the jail in Valley City.

He's been in jail since June 7th, on a failure to appear on a terrorizing charge.

It's unclear how Kidd escaped. Authorities would not comment on his escape, saying it's under investigation.

The Sheriff's office says Kidd is not a danger to the public, but authorities are asking people to lock their doors.

Julie Forsman- Barnes Co. Jail Administrator: "Yes, we did ut out a code red yesterday with the details. Is that to the town? Barnes County."

Authorities say they believe Kidd is still in the Valley City area.

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