ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST ( — A minimum-security inmate escaped from a conservation camp overnight near Azusa.

Kevin Shann, 40, was last seen at 10:25 p.m. Sunday in his assigned dorm at the Julius Klein Conservation Camp during a routine security check.

He was discovered missing an hour later, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Shann, who was serving a four-year sentence for a first-degree burglary conviction and was expected to be released in 2016, was described as white, 6 feet 3 inches tall, 197 pounds, with brown eyes and hair.

Local law enforcement agencies, as well as the California Highway Patrol, are assisting in the search.

Anyone who sees Shann was asked to call the Julius Klein Conservation Camp commander at (626) 910-1213 or the Sierra Conservation Center watch commander at (209) 984-5291, ext. 5439.

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