MANCHESTER, N.H. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A minimum security inmate walked away from announces the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester, New Hampshire, according to a release from the New Hampshire Department of Corrections.
At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Manuel Benjamin Rodriguez-Figueroa, 36, of Nashua, N.H. left the housing unit to look for a job and did not return at 4:30 p.m. as he was supposed to. He was placed on walkaway status at 6 p.m., the release said.
He is serving one, two to four year sentences for sale, possession and manufacturing of cocaine and one, two to four year sentence for robbery. He first entered a state prison in July of 2012 and is eligible for parole in March of next year.
Rodriguez-Figueroa is described as a 5'8" Hispanic male. He weighs about 187 pounds and has brown eyes and dark hair. He has tattoos on his left and right forearms, left and right hands, right upper arm, and chest, the release said.
Anyone with information regarding this man or his whereabouts is asked to call their local police station or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801.