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Inmate escapes from Theo Lacy jail in Orange

William Woodin, 39, escaped from the Theo Lacy Jail in the city of Orange on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.

January 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An inmate escaped from the Theo Lacy jail in Orange County Wednesday night.

Sheriff's officials said William Woodin, 39, likely escaped through a broken window.

Woodin was serving time for a probation violation after arrests for petty theft, burglary and drug possession. He is considered a nonviolent offender.

He was described as a white male, about 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark, short-sleeved smock, dark green pants and black boots.

Anyone with information was asked to contact authorities at (866) TIP-OCSD.