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Minimum-custody inmate walked away from Wichita Work Release Facility

TOPEKA, Kansas. – Minimum-custody resident Zachary H. Leis was placed on escape status at approximately 12:01 a.m. after it was reported that he walked away from Wichita Work Release Facility on Tuesday.

Leis, a 28-year-old white male, was reported missing when he did not return to the facility after work.

Leis is serving a sentence for a convictions of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, criminal damage to property and two counts of domestic battery out of Sedgwick County.

Leis is 6 feet 3 inches tall, 202 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information on Leis can call the Kansas Department of Corrections at 316-779-5814, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) 572-7463 or local law enforcement at 911.

The walk-away is currently being investigated.  New information will be released as it becomes available.

The Wichita Work Release Facility, a satellite unit of the Winfield Correctional Facility, is an all-male, minimum-custody state prison with a population of 146.

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