Officials say the inmate is 28-year-old Spencer Johnson.
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials have confirmed inmate 28-year-old Spencer Johnson walked away from his outside work assignment at 2 p.m., Monday. Johnson was being kept at the London Correctional Institution. He was reportedly assigned to a trash pick-up crew and was working in the area of State Route 70 at mile marker 81.
Prison and law enforcement officials are actively searching for the inmate.
Officials say Johnson is a white male, with brown hair, hazel eyes, and stands 6 feet tall and weighs 200 pounds. He was wearing state-issued khakis shirt and pants.