Authorities searching for escaped inmate from Alexander City facility

Daniel Lee Bass: 5'9, 165 pounds, red hair, brown eyes.

MONTGOMERY -- Inmate Daniel Lee Bass is considered an escapee from the Alexander City Community Based Facility, the Alabama Department of Corrections announced Wednesday.{}

Bass was reported missing from his job site at approximately 12:30 p.m. after failing to return from a restroom break. {}All appropriate law enforcement agencies were notified at the time of the escape.

Bass is a white male, 5-feet-9 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with brown eyes and red hair.{} He received a five-year sentence for theft of property in Shelby County on September 6, 2012, and he was scheduled to be released on March 8 of next year after being denied parole in February.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of this individual please contact your local law enforcement agency.