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Police launch statewide search for Enfield missing prisoner

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ENFIELD -

A statewide search has been launched for an inmate who escaped from the Carl Robinson Correctional Institute in Enfield.

According to authorities, Jerry Mercado was unaccounted for Sunday during a facility count.

Mercado is being classified as a low-risk offender.

Officials say he was sentenced to three years for burglary in 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to call state or local police.

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