An inmate from Edinburgh Correctional Facility walked away from a work crew Monday, less than three weeks before he was set to be released.
Jacob Affleje was serving a 10-year sentence out of Morgan County for arson.
He had been assigned to the warehouse/state maintenance facility inside Camp Atterburyand was missing Monday afternoon, an Indiana Department of Correction news release said.
Affleje was due to be released July 7 from Edinburgh, which is a minimum-security work facility, the release said.
Affleje has short black hair, brown eyes, is 5-feet-11 and weighs 170 pounds.
He has several tattoos, including Asian symbols of unknown meaning on both hands, and another on his lower left arm that says “RIP TINY JO-JO”, Garrison said.
A black, 1998 Chevrolet Blazer with Indiana license plate XE6590 was stolen Monday from the grounds of Camp Atterbury Monday.
Security cameras recorded the vehicle leaving the area at about 1:30 p.m.
Law enforcement agencies are working to find Affleje.
Anyone with any information on Affleje or the missing vehicle is asked to call the Edinburgh Correctional Facility command post at 526-8434, ext. 201, or their local law enforcement agency.
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