Hale Nani inmate arrested after brief escape

Hale Nani inmate arrested after brief escape

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Update:

Police on the Big Island say they have found and arrested Sean Duyser. He was discovered around 11 a.m. in Hilo. His method of escape earlier Thursday morning is still unknown.

Original story:

Inmate Sean Duyser was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo at about 3 a.m. on Thursday. Hawaii Police and Sheriffs were notified. How he escaped is under investigation.

Sean is 46 years old and weighs approximately 140 lbs. He is 5'7" with brown hair and blue eyes. If anyone sees him or knows where he may be, authorities are urging them to contact Hawaii Police.

Duyser was serving 60 days for Theft 3. He was supposed to be released on October 20. Once located, he will face an additional escape charge.

Hale Nani is a community based reintegration program located five miles from HCCC. It offers offender reintegration services and a work release program for sentenced inmates who will soon be released on the island of Hawaii.

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