Inmate escapes from Ferndale

Walter George Saunders, 53, was found missing after the 11 p.m. head count on Sunday

Walter George Saunders has escaped from Ferndale Institution

Walter George Saunders has escaped from Ferndale Institution

An inmate is missing from Mission’s Ferndale Institution.

During the 11 p.m. count on Sept. 9, Corrections officers noted Walter George Saunders, 53, was not present. RCMP have issued a warrant for his arrest.

Saunders is described as 5’7″ tall, 201 pounds, with brown eyes, and grey hair. He is partially bald. He also has a dragon tattoo on his upper left arm, a scorpion on his right forearm, and Tasmanian devil on the upper right arm.

If you have information, call Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161.