Offender walks away from a minimum security prison in Stillwater


STILLWATER, Minn. (KMSP) – The Minnesota Department of Corrections is searching for minimum-security offender Patrick James Buswell.

Buswell walked away from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater this morning while working on the grounds.

The 40 year old is serving a 60-month sentence for a weapons offense. He is described at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. He is Caucasian with brown eyes and black hair and last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Citizens are urged not to approach Buswell. Anyone with information about Buswell's whereabouts is asked to contact the Minnesota Department of Corrections' Fugitive Tip Line at (651) 603-0026 or 911.