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Central Iowa authorities search for escapee

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DES MOINES (KWWL) - Authorities in central Iowa are looking for a woman who apparently escaped from work release.   The Iowa Department of Corrections says 25 year old Latricia Elizabeth Roby left a work release center in Des Moines without authorization.  She's currently serving a 15-year sentence from Polk County for Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury, Going Armed with Intent, and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon.  She's described as African-American with black hair, brown eyes, 5'7" tall, weighing 186 lbs.  Authorities say she has a tattoo on her right thigh, piercings on her left ear and tongue, and scars on her forehead and right forearm.

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