Inmate on the run after escaping from state facility in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. – Authorities were searching for an inmate who escaped from a state prison in Tucson.
Officials said 27-year-old Kevin Anthony Purdon escaped Sunday night from a minimum-custody unit at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Tucson.
The Arizona Department of Corrections said Purdon was last accounted for at 7:40 p.m. Sunday.
Searchers and tracking dogs were trying to locate Purdon.
Purdon was serving more than four years in prison for his March 2016 guilty plea to solicitation to possess a dangerous drug for sale.
Anyone who sees Purdon should call 911, authorities said.