Inmate escapes federal prison in Terre Haute

Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind. (WTHI Photo)
Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind. (WTHI Photo)

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A prisoner escaped from the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute on Thursday.

A 57-year-old man from Michigan reportedly escaped from the prison on the south side of Terre Haute Thursday afternoon.

The inmate was serving a 60-month sentence for domestic violence and for being a habitual offender.

Few details were released Thursday night. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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