Police search for inmate who walked away from pre-release facility

LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - The Essex County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help finding an inmate who walked away from a pre-release facility.

According to police, Michael Holmes, 46 of Lynn, walked away from the ECSD Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center on Saturday around 10:30 p.m.

Holmes, who was being held on $2,000 bail for a larceny charge, was admitted to the Essex County Correctional Facility on June 7.

He is described as a white man, medium building, approximately 5’8″ tall with partially balding gray hair and a gray goatee.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and white sneakers.

He has three distinctive tattoos: a Boston Bruins logo on his upper right arm and a wolf on each arm.

He walks with a limp on his left leg and may be wearing a knee brace.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 978-423-6757.


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