Police apprehend escaped inmate

0623 Richard ClarkUpdate (06/24 3:00 p.m) — Police apprehended Richard Clark around 1:00 Friday afternoon. He is currently behind bars at the Multnomah County Jail.


Sisters, Ore. – Police are searching for an escaped inmate after he walked away from a work crew near Sisters.

According to the Oregon Department of Corrections, Deer Ridge Correctional Institution staff discovered 29-year-old Richard Clark was missing at around 1:45 p.m Thursday.

Clark is described by corrections officials as a 6-foot tall man, weighing 205 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He is likely wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt with the word “inmate” stenciled on them.

The Oregon DOC said Clark was serving time for two counts of attempted robbery in the second degree.

Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Clark are encouraged to call Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888.

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