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Police searching for escaped inmate from Saskatchewan healing lodge

A news release from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) said around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Willow Cree Healing Lodge was notified Edward Parisian escaped during an escorted temporary absence. .
A news release from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) said around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Willow Cree Healing Lodge was notified Edward Parisian escaped during an escorted temporary absence. . Correctional Service of Canada / Supplied

Prince Albert, Sask., police and RCMP officers are searching for an inmate who escaped during an escorted visit in the city.

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A news release from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) said around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Willow Cree Healing Lodge was notified Edward Parisian escaped during an escorted temporary absence.

Willow Cree Healing Lodge is a minimum-security federal institution.

CSC contacted the Prince Albert Police Service and Prince Albert RCMP about Parisian’s escape and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Parisian is described as five feet seven inches tall, weighs 206 pounds and has hazel eyes and brown hair.

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He has tattoos on his chest, right and left upper arms, right and left forearm, and left elbow.

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Parisian, 48, is currently serving a sentence of two years and four months for break and enter and fraud under $5,000.

CSC stated it will investigate the circumstances of this incident and is working with police to find Parisian as quickly as possible.

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