Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped Monday night from the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington.
Billy Dean Rose, 36, of Pulaski County disappeared from Blackburn about 9:45 p.m. Monday, according to Kentucky State Police.
Rose is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 230 pounds. He is white with brown hair and green eyes, police said. He has several tattoos, including a bird tattoo on his left hand.
Police said Rose might be headed to Somerset.
Rose was serving a 16-year sentence for second-degree robbery and second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.
Anyone with information about Rose is asked to call state police at the Frankfort post at 502-227-2221 or contact their local police.
Jim Warren; (859) 231-3255.