According to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale, Mark Shane Bennett escaped from the Jim Hamilton Community Correctional Center.
A search for the missing prisoner is under way by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Team.
The JEHCC-CERT team, the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department and other area law enforcement agencies are engaged in the search.
Bennett, 41, is a white male who is 6-2 and weighs 185 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes, and is considered armed and dangerous. Law enforcement officials are urging no one to approach Bennett if contact is made with him.
For those who have any information about Bennett are urged to call (405) 425-2570 or the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department at (918) 647-2317.