A 40-year-old inmate, incarcerated at the Yakima Valley Community Restitution center escaped from custody the morning of Nov. 9.
The escapee has been identified as Patrick Clay, a contract prisoner from the City of Renton. He was being held by the city on a charge of misdemeanor theft and was scheduled to return to Renton Nov. 15.
Clay is described as an African American, 5 feet 1 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds. Area law enforcement have been notified and are assisting in the search for Clay.
If anyone sees this person they should contact Chief Michael D. Williams of the Yakima Valley Community Restitution Center at 509-574-2825 or a local law enforcement agency.