Another man escapes Ottumwa work release facility

Cody Edward Beason, 23

Officials in Iowa are looking for a man who escaped from a work release facility.

Cody Edward Beason, 23, has been placed on escape status after failing to return to the facility from a job seeking furlough.

Beason is described as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes, 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds.

He has tattoos on his chest, left hand, left side, and right wrist.

Anyone with information on Beason's whereabouts is asked to contact Ottumwa Police Department at (641) 683-0661 or the Mahaska County Sheriff's Department at (641) 673-4322.