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Jamestown, Ca — 35-year-old George Landecho Lopez escaped from the Sierra Conservation Center this afternoon, and prison officials are asking for help from the public in locating the suspect.

Lopez was last seen by his supervisor at around 2:45pm when he was working outside of the prison gates in the facility´s carpentry shop. He was wearing a green jumpsuit with state prison lettering. His direction of travel is unknown. Lopez has scars on his right arm, right forearm and right eye. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you should contact law enforcement immediately.

Lopez was serving a five year sentence for possession of a firearm by an ex-felon, disregard for safety and failure to appear in court. Lopez was incarcerated on November 28th of last year, and originally resided in Tehama County.

Written by BJ Hansen