Authorities are asking Lake Area residents to be on the lookout for man who escaped from the Pettis County jail late Thursday. Brandon McGee was wearing black gym shorts and a white T-shirt when he took off. Police believe McGgee could be headed toward the Lake area. He was being held in the County jail for credit fraud, and authorities aren’t saying how he escaped. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brandon McGee is asked to call their local law enforcement agency.