Regina jail inmate escapes while working outside facility
According to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice, Shaun William Wilton, 30, was noted as an escapee around 2:30 p.m. CST.
"Wilton was outside the perimeter fence at the Regina Correctional Centre at the time of the escape," Linsay Rabyj, a spokeswoman for the ministry, told CBC News Monday. "It is not unusual for low-risk offenders to be working outside of that perimeter fence."
Officials said the escapee was serving a one year sentence for possession of firearms, failure to comply and possession of stolen property.
He is 5' 8" and weighs 154 pounds.
He also has a number of tattoos, including:
The word "WILTON" on left lower arm.
A SPIDER WEB, FEATHER and the word "WILTON" on right lower arm.
A ROSE on right lower leg.
A CROSS and FEATHERS on middle upper back.