CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities in Michigan City, Indiana, said an inmate escaped from the Indiana State Prison Wednesday morning.
The inmate, Travis Hornett, is a white Hispanic male who is 5’4 and 160 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes.READ MORE: 53-Year-Old Man Killed In Little Village Fire
According to the Michigan City Police department, Hornett fled during a work detail on prison grounds and is believed to still be in the area. He was wearing khaki clothes when he escaped.READ MORE: Two Cars Crash Into Restaurant In Albany Park
Indiana Department of Corrections records indicate Hornett was in prison for a 2018 burglary conviction, and has previous convictions for theft, receiving stolen property, and burglary.
Authorites said Hornett is to be considered dangerous.MORE NEWS: Walk-Ins Begin Friday At Chicago-Operated COVID-19 Vaccine Sites
Anyone who may have seen him or have information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 to provide information.