Inmate escapes federal prison in Terre Haute

An inmate escaped from a minimum security prison in Terre Haute on Sunday.

Officials from the Department of Justice say that 61-year-old inmate Michael Ward was reported missing after a 9:50 a.m. official inmate count at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute.

Ward was serving a 10 year sentence for fraud.

Authorities believe that Ward escaped in a white, government-owned Chevy Silverado with U.S. government license plate J0011THA. 

Ward is described as a white male, weighing approximately 195 pounds, and standing 6'-6'1" tall with brown eyes and gray hair. 

If you see Ward or have any information about his whereabouts, you should call 911 immediately.

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