UPDATE: Inmate Harlen Prue back in custody

UPDATE (3:44 p.m. 3/3/22): State prison inmate Harlen Prue is back in custody.


Photo Courtesy SD DOC

RAPID CITY, S.D.- The South Dakota Department of Corrections has announced that a minimum-custody state prison inmate has been placed on escape status.


Inmate Harlen Prue was authorized to leave the Rapid City Community Work Center on Wednesday, March 2 to search for work release employment. However, Prue failed to return to the Work Center at the scheduled time.


Prue, age 30, is a Native American male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5’9″ and weighs approximately 170 pounds.


Prue is serving sentences from Pennington County for possession of a controlled substance and unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance.


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

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