LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a state prison inmate who escaped from a work camp north of Las Vegas.
Nevada Department of Corrections officials say 46-year-old Jeffrey Pimental was reported missing from the minimum-security Three Lakes Valley Conservation Camp about 6 p.m. Saturday.
The camp is located about 30 miles north of Las Vegas.
Authorities believe Pimental walked away from the camp and was picked up by a vehicle.
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Pimental has been serving a sentence of 29 to 60 months for battery with a deadly weapon.