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Inmate escapes from Pewee Valley prison

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Anita Gayle Thomas (Photo courtesy: Kentucky State Police) Anita Gayle Thomas (Photo courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Area police are on the lookout for a woman who escaped from an Oldham County prison.

Kentucky State Police say that 44-year-old Anita Gayle Thomas escaped from the Kentucky Correctional Institute for Women in Pewee Valley on Thursday around 9:20 p.m.

Thomas is a white female, 5'5", 160 pounds and has brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing khaki colored scrubs or sweat suit.

If you spot Thomas, call the Kentucky State Police at 800-222-5555 ir your local law enforcement agency.