Nevada inmate walks away from prison work camp south of Ely

PIOCHE, Nev. (ABC4 Utah)- Officials in Nevada are asking the public to keep their eye out for an inmate who they say walked away from a correctional camp in Pioche.

The inmate, 24-year-old Claude Laska, was serving between 19 months and five years for home invasion and other lesser charges. He was last seen about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say Laska was wearing a prison blue denim pant and shirt. He is 6'2" and weighs 180 pounds with brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Laska has several tattoos. One on his right arm of the Albanian flag, another on his left had finger that says "401", and his right wrist says "Loyalty".

The camp is about 40 minutes away from the Utah border. Anyone with information on Laska is asked to call their local law enforcement.


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