Search continues for 'armed and dangerous' escaped Wisconsin inmate

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Despite receiving several tips, authorities are still hunting the "armed and dangerous" inmate who escaped a Wisconsin correctional facility 13 days ago.

Kaeden Dumholt, 20, went missing from the Black River Correction Center in Black River Falls on the night of Aug. 2.

Four days later, he is suspected of carrying out an armed home invasion, which was followed by a high-speed chase with deputies from Sawyer County, before Dumholt escaped on foot.

WCCO reports that investigators have received "several tips" regarding his whereabouts in the past week, but searches of multiple homes have not turned up anything.

According to WEAU, Dumholt may now have very short, buzzcut-style hair, and may have suffered facial injuries.

The search is being led by the Sawyer County Sheriff's Department with the assistance of the LCO Tribal Police Department, City of Hayward Police, Town of Hayward Police and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, the TV station notes.

Police describe Dumholt as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 145 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and green pants. Dumholt should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Anyone with information should contact the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department at 715-634-4858, toll free 877-699-4112 or dial 911.

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