Lansing police recover stolen dump truck used in inmate’s escape

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LANSING, KS (KCTV) -- Police have recovered the abandoned truck that a Lansing escapee stole Monday.
Dept. of Corrections officials told KCTV5 they were searching for 36-year-old Cal Henry Green III. They say he has a long criminal record, including convictions for theft, burglary, forgery, and aggravated battery.

Monday, a spokesperson for the facility said the minimum-security inmate, “left the Lansing Correctional Facility grounds without permission in a green army dump truck.”

The vehicle was described as a 2.5-ton military style truck that belonged to the correctional facility with Kansas Tag #16445. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue t-shirt.

As of Monday night, Police have confirmed that the stolen truck has been found abandoned. The truck was found at 92nd and Parallel Parkway around 8:45 p.m.

All Lansing Unified School District are on lockdown following the escape and all parents were sent a text message informing them of the situation.

Anyone with information about Green is asked to call 911.