SPOKANE COUNTY -- Authorities continue to search for an inmate who reportedly escaped from the Geiger Corrections Center on South Spotted Road near Spokane.

38-year-old Michael Wheeler was last seen around 5:30 p.m. Sunday working in the kitchen. A later inmate count revealed him missing.

Wheeler is 5 8 , 180lbs with brown eyes and brown hair. He is wearing either a blue or tan jump suit.

Spokane County Sheriff s Deputies said Wheeler has a criminal history that includes alluding police, possession of stolen vehicle, assault, burglary, theft, possession of stolen property and illegal fire arms possession.

Law officers using a search dog were unable to find Wheeler in a close check around the West Plains facility.

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