Inmate missing from Des Moines facility

Updated: Jun. 13, 2021 at 2:58 PM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (WOWT) - The Iowa Department of Corrections has announced a missing inmate on Sunday afternoon.

Officials say Erica Shales, 29, didn’t report to work at the Des Moines work release facility yesterday. She was convicted of charges in Boone County including assault with weapon on a peace officer.

Shales began work release on May 10 and is described as 5′7 and 167 lbs.

Officials advise calling local police to give any tips or information.

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