Cedar Rapids Police seek work release center escapee


(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Police are looking for an escapee from a Cedar Rapids work release center. Fifty-three-year-old James George Jr., failed to report back to Larry A. Nelson Center last night. He was convicted of robbery and other crimes in Linn County, and was admitted to work release in March this year.

George is a black male, height 5'9", and weighs 207 pounds.

Persons with information on George's whereabouts should contact local police.