Lansing inmate drives away in state vehicle

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The Lansing Police Department is searching for an escaped inmate and a state truck Monday afternoon.

Police said Henry Green is believed to have stolen a camouflaged-painted state vehicle from the Lansing Correctional Facility.

 If anyone has seen or has information about Green, they are urged to call 9-1-1, according to the Lansing Police Facebook page.

A spokesman for the Kansas Department of Corrections said Green was considered a minimum-security inmate but cautions anyone who sees him to avoid contact and call authorities. Green is described as 5-feet-4-inches tall, weighing about 196 pounds.

Records indicate Green was last convicted of aggravated battery in Wyandotte County in 2014.

Schools in Lansing were placed on lockdown after the escape was reported.

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