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Inmate escapes Mansfield Correctional Institution

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Source: Ohio Department of Corrections Source: Ohio Department of Corrections
MANSFIELD, OH (WOIO) -

An inmate walked away from the Mansfield Correctional Institution Wednesday morning.

Jeffrey Lewis, 29, walked away from a garage work assignment around 9:30AM. He was serving a three year sentence for receiving stolen property in Summit and Medina counties back in October.

Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Officers are searching for Lewis at this time.

The prison remains on lockdown.

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