Police are searching for an inmate who escaped Wednesday night from the Southwest Arkansas Community Correction Center in Texarkana, Ark.
Casey Johnson was being escorted to or from the recreation yard about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday when he suddenly bolted and ran, said Dina Tyler, spokeswoman for the Arkansas Department of Correction.
Johnson is serving a five-year sentence out of Miller County for possession of drug paraphernalia. He arrived at the center April 30.
He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has closely cropped blond hair and blue eyes. Johnson was last seen wearing yellow pants and a white shirt.
Anyone with information on this inmate is asked to call 911.