YANKTON, S.D.- State prison inmate Christopher Cramblit has been placed on escape status.

Cramblit left the Yankton Community Work Center without authorization on August 8.

Cramblit, age 32, is a white male. He is 6-feet-tall and weighs approximately 265 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Cramblit is currently serving three concurrent sentences for child abuse from Minnehaha County.

Leaving a nonsecure correctional facility without authorization constitutes second-degree escape, a Class 5 felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison.