March 7, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
State prison inmate Harlen Prue placed on escape status
RAPID CITY, S.D.- 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 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. He is 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
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.
Failure to return to custody following temporary leave constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.