Update: inmate who escaped Work Ethic Camp in McCook caught

Posted By: BriAna Campbell
bcampbell@klkntv.com

Update:

Authorities say officers have caught an inmate who escaped from the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.

 The Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office says inmate Aaron Schlieker was taken back into custody just after 4 a.m. Monday.     

The Nebraska Correctional Services Department said Schlieker fled the camp a little after 7 p.m. Sunday.     

He was sentenced to three to five years in custody on a burglary conviction in Dodge County. His tentative release date is April 19, 2020.     

The Work Ethic Camp is a minimum-security facility. Inmates are able to work in the community with intermittent supervision.

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According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, at 7:05 p.m. Sunday evening, Aaron Schlieker escaped from the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.

The Nebraska State Patrol and local law enforcement have been notified.

The facility has been secured and an emergency count conducted. All other inmates have been accounted for.

Schlieker is described as a 25-year old white male, 6’1”, 195 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a gray sweatshirt and gray beanie hat.

Schlieker was sentenced to three to five years on one count of burglary in Dodge County. 

Anyone with information as to Schlieker’s whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.

The Work Ethic Camp is a minimum security facility. Inmates are able to work in the community with intermittent supervision.

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