Authorities are seeking a 30-year-old man who reportedly walked away from a Missoula pre-release center Thursday evening.
The Montana Department of Corrections said in a release late Thursday night that Douglas Bearchild walked away from Missoula Correctional Services on Mullan Road.
A release from MCS said Bearchild, convicted in Cascade County of assault with a weapon in 2017, walked away from the facility's designated smoking area around 8 p.m. Thursday.
Bearchild is approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a medium build.
Anyone with information about Bearchild is asked to call local law enforcement. A felony escape charge has been issued for Bearchild's arrest.