Officials searching for work release escapee in Davenport

By  | 

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Iowa Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help in locating a Scott County man.

Officials say 20-year-old Jason Anthony Ruplinger Jr., failed to report back to the Davenport Work Release Center as required Wednesday night.

Ruplinger is described as a black man, who is 5'10" and weighs 173-pounds. Officials say he was admitted to the facility on October 17, 2018. He was convicted of 2nd-degree Robbery and other crimes in Scott County.

Anyone with information is urged to call local police.