GREEN BAY – Police said Monday a pick-up truck believed to be stolen by an inmate who escaped from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility Thursday night was recovered in Green Bay but the missing inmate is still on the loose.
Christine Abel, 36, of Green Bay, was discovered missing from the minimum-security prison Thursday night and a nearby home was burglarized and a truck taken from outside the home.
Abel was convicted of burglary in 2015 and initially received probation, which was revoked in December 2017 for an obstruction charge, leading to a three-year sentence at the facility.
Green Bay police offered no further details on the recovery of the vehicle and say it is currently being processed for evidence in their garage.
Abel is described as a white female, about 5 feet tall and 110 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes, who sometimes wears glasses.
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