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Inmate serving time for burglary goes missing from minimum-security lockup in Rapid City


RAPID CITY, South Dakota — A state prison inmate has been placed on escape status after walking away from a minimum-security lockup in Rapid City.

Corrections officials say 24-year-old Salvador Ortiz left the Rapid City Community Work Center without authorization about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ortiz is serving a 4-year sentence for burglary in Pennington County.

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