Del. DOC searches for SCCC inmate

Rodney Leonard, 26, of Seaford  (Courtesy of Delaware DOC)

Authorities are searching for an inmate after they say he did not return to a Delaware facility, on Tuesday.

The Delaware Department of Correction says 26-year-old Rodney Leonard, an inmate at Sussex Community Corrections Center (SCCC) in Georgetown, did not return from an approved work pass. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued since his whereabouts are unknown and unauthorized at this time.

According to DOC officials, Leonard is described as standing 6' 0" tall, weighing 200 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was in Seaford, DE. Leonard is currently serving time for violation of probation: theft over $1,500.

SCCC 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 Leonard's whereabouts is asked to call Department of Correction at 800-542-9524 or your local police department.

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