Prisoner Escapes Leavenworth Prison

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) Authorities in northeast Kansas are searching for an escaped inmate.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that 29-year-old Raheem K. Armstead walked away from the jail Saturday afternoon.

A police advisory says Armstead has a history of fighting with and eluding police.

He was convicted in 2008 of robbery and aggravated burglary.