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.