Iowa law enforcement searches for escaped convict

Kevin Williams Scott Jr., 23, of Des Moines/Iowa Department of Corrections

Iowa authorities are on the lookout for an escaped convict.

In a statement released Saturday afternoon, the Iowa Department of Corrections said Kevin William Scott Jr., 23, missed curfew at the Fort Des Moines Residential Correctional Facility after work.

Scott was convicted of First-Degree Robbery in Polk County, and he was admitted to work release last month.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Polk County law enforcement.

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