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State prison inmate placed on escape status





December 28, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State prison inmate placed on escape status

RAPID CITY, S.D.- A minimum-security inmate has been placed on escape status.

Inmate Alexander Cook failed to return to the Rapid City Community Work Center following his work release shift Dec. 27.

Cook is a white male, age 29. He is 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Cook is currently serving a sentence from Pennington County for possession of a controlled substance.

If you see Cook or know of his whereabouts, contact law enforcement immediately.

Failure to return to custody following a work assignment constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.

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