The United States Marshals Service has issued a BOLO Alert (Be-on-the-Lookout) for Christopher Lakey.
Lakey, 29, is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force for escaping from the Butte pre-release center.
Lakey has convictions in Cascade and Flathead counties for burglary and theft.
Lakey is described as a white male, 6-feet, 4-inches tall, 220 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos.
Anyone with information about Lakey is asked to call the U.S. Marshals Service at 406-247-7030 or local law enforcement.