Authorities are trying to locate a missing prisoner.

According to Iowa Department of Corrections officials, 18-year-old Dana Scott, Jr., failed to report back to the Waterloo Residential Facility following a work release assignment Monday night. Corrections officials said Scott was admitted to the work release facility on May 30.

Authorities provided a description of missing inmate in a news release. Scott is a 5-foot, 11-inch black man, who weights about 157 pounds.

Officials said Scott was serving time for a second-degree robbery conviction in Black Hawk County.

Anyone with information on Scott's whereabouts should contact local police.

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