Carey Henry, 28, has been missing from the Saskatchewan penitentiary since Wednesday.
Following an evening count in the minimum-security unit, staff members discovered that Henry was not accounted for, CSC says. How he escaped remains under investigation, CSC says.
A warrant for his arrest has since been issued by the Prince Albert RCMP.
Anyone with information about Henry is asked to contact their local police department.
Henry is described as six-foot-three in height and weighing 230 pounds. Police say he has a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair.
Henry is serving a four-and-a-half-year sentence for failing to comply with his undertaking, obstructing an officer, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and several offences under the Traffic Safety Act.
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