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Inmate Escapes From Kansas Prison

Associated Press - August 9, 2017 8:48 am

Cowley County authorities say a dangerous inmate has escaped from the Winfield Correctional Facility.

Authorities say 53-year-old Lewis Mitchell escaped sometime after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

He is described as 6-feet-1 and weighing 210 pounds. He is black. He was last seen wearing a white state-issued T-shirt, and either blue jeans or gray sweatpants. He might also be wearing a red hoodie.

Mitchell was serving time for burglary from Sedgwick County. His record also includes a child sex crime conviction.

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