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North Kern State Prison inmate discovered missing

Posted at 12:45 PM, Nov 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-06 15:45:37-05

An inmate assigned to North Kern State Prison was discovered to be missing on Friday Nov. 3 at approximately 9:10 p.m.

Minimum-custody inmate Daniel Lucas Salazar was not found during a count. Escape procedures were immediately activated at the facility.

Salazar was serving a three-year, eight-month prison sentence for second degree robbery and the use of the ID of another person to obtain information in Aug. 2016.

The missing inmate is described as a 30-year-old Hispanic male with short black hair, hazel eyes and weighing around 185 pounds.