ITHACA, N.Y. –– The New York State Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for an escaped parolee heading towards Tompkins County.

Kevin Witt –– 29, white, 5-foot-9 with a medium build, escaped from the Willard Drug Treatment Campus in Seneca County on Monday, Nov. 9 while on a work detail outside the secure facility.

Investigators now believe  that Witt may be in or heading towards the Ithaca, Tompkins County area.

State Police are asking residents in the area to remain alert, and if anyone has information about Witt’s whereabouts to contact State Police at (585) 398-4100, or to call

Anna Lamb

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