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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
An inmate escaped from the North Kern State Prison Sunday.
Michael Valdez was serving a two-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance. He is described as a 27-year-old Hispanic with a bald head, brown eyes and weighing about 160 pounds.
Valdez was discovered missing about 5 p.m.
The NKSP is a minimum-security prison with about 4,600 inmates in Delano.