Inmate escapes from Vandalia Correctional Center - KMOV.com

Inmate escapes from Vandalia Correctional Center

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Troopers with the Illinois State Police are searching for an escaped inmate from the Vandalia Correctional Center.

Authorities say Marcus Battice escaped around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon.  He was serving time in prison for unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle and burglary out of northern Illinois.

Battice, pictured above, was scheduled to be released from prison in 2017.

Vandalia Correctional Center is a minimum security prison. 

If you know of Battice's whereabouts, call police.

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