DOC: Rapist, inmate wanted in Del.

Bruce Byler, 36, of Dover,  Courtesy of Delaware DOC 

A rapist is wanted after Delaware authorities say he did not return to a correctional facility on Thursday.

The Delaware Department of Correction says 36-year-old Bruce Byler, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center (MCCC) in Dover, did not return from an approved work pass. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued since Byler's whereabouts are unknown and unauthorized at this time.

According to DOC officials, Byler is described as standing 5'10" tall, weighing 205 lbs., with brown hair and brown affairs. His last known address was in Dover, DE. Byler is currently serving time for violation of probation: rape third degree.

 MCCC is a level four Community Corrections Center. Community Corrections Centers are level 4 facilities that helps those who are transitioning back into the community. Level four facilities are not secured like level five facilities. At level four facilities, offenders are allowed to leave the facility to go to work, seek jobs, or attend approved treatment sessions. 

Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of Byler's is asked to call the Department of Corrections at 800-542-9524 or your local police department.

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