LANSING, Kan. — Lansing police confirmed an inmate has escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility.
The inmate has been identified as Michael Shane Stroede. He is 5-foot-10, weighs 180 pounds with blonde or strawberry-colored hair and hazel eyes. Stroede has multiple tattoos including one on his neck that says ‘JAYDEN.’
Stroede was reported missing when he couldn’t be located in the minimum-security unit.
Stroede is serving a 111-month sentence for a 2021 drug conviction in Rice County.
Anyone with information on Stroede can call the Kansas Department of Corrections at 913-727-3235 ext. 58224, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 800-572-7463 or local law enforcement at 911.
The Lansing School District placed all schools on a lockout Tuesday afternoon.
The schools remained locked and no one was allowed to enter or exit the campuses; however, the school district did dismiss students normally with more staff members outside.
The school district encouraged parents to be extra aware of their surroundings.