Police Searching for Missing New Hampshire Inmate

Stephen Paul Roy was placed on escape status on July 3

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help in locating a minimum security inmate who went missing over the holiday weekend.

Stephen Paul Roy, 27, with a last known address of Dover, New Hampshire, was reported missing from the Corrections Transitional Work Center in Concord on July 3. Corrections officers conducted the regular inmate count around 5:50 p.m. that day and Roy was not in his room. He had last been seen around 5 p.m.

The unit was locked down and a thorough search was conducted, and he was placed on escape status around 6:20 p.m.

Roy is described as being 5'6" tall, 150 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. He has tattoos on his chest, neck and left and right arms. He was serving a 3 to 10 year sentence for robbery, and would have been eligible for parole on Jan. 14, 2016.

New Hampshire State Police and the New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau are investigating. Anyone with information on Roy's whereabouts is urged to call their local law enforcement agency or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801.

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