A prisoner escaped late Wednesday, July 10, from the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, police warned.
According to the Michigan City Police Department, Travis Hornett is considered dangerous.
Shortly after 11 a.m., Hornett, 39, fled from a work detail on the prison grounds and is believed to still be in the area, according to the department.
Hornett is described as white, about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
Hornett was wearing khaki clothes when he fled, but it’s unknown if he’s wearing the same clothes now.
Hornett was sentenced out of DeKalb County, Indiana, on Sept. 14, 2018, to serve a five-year sentence for burglary, WNDU reported.
“If you see this person he’s to be considered dangerous. Call 911 immediately and provide information on his whereabouts. Further details to come,” Michigan City Police Department said in a news release.