Authorities seek inmate who escaped Okla. prison

By: From Wire Reports, KOTV
By: From Wire Reports, KOTV

HODGEN, Okla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a minimum-security prison in eastern Oklahoma.

Prison officials tell Tulsa television station KOTV that 51-year-old Curtis Gibson was last seen at 3:45 p.m. Monday during a headcount. He was being held at the Jim Hamilton Correctional Center in Le Flore County.

Officials say Gibson was serving time out of Oklahoma County on a conviction of failure to comply with sex offender registration.

Gibson stands 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs about 270 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

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