Correctional Service will investigate how prisoner escaped
Image of Putnam courtesy of the OPP.
GRAVENHURST, ON- How Gordon Putnam got away will be looked at by the federal prison agency.
According to an announcement from Correctional Service Canada, minimum-security prisoner Putnam has still not been located as of Monday morning.
The announcement indicated that he had left the Beaver Creek Institution in Gravenhurst yesterday, with staff discovering he was gone around 3:30 p.m.
“The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Ontario Provincial Police and a warrant for his arrest has been issued,” read the announcement.
Putnam is 56 years old, and 168 cm tall. He weighs 181 pounds, with a fair complexion, brown hair, and brown eyes.
He was serving a six-year sentence for breaking and entering and five counts of theft over $5000.
“CSC will investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident and is working with police to locate the offender as quickly as possible,” read the announcement.
“CSC has given the police all information available to help arrest the inmate.”
Anyone who as information on the whereabouts of Gordon Putnam is asked to contact the police.
He was last seen walking north on the Gravenhurst Parkway at 3:40 p.m yesterday, and is originally from Mississauga.