(Rapid City, S.D.)- A search is under way for a missing state prison inmate.Inmate Phillip Black Bear failed to return to the Rapid City Minimum Unit this afternoon following a job search for work release employment.
Black Bear, age 34, is a Native American male. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet-11 inches tall and weighs approximately 225 pounds.
He is currently serving two concurrent 9 year, 9 month sentences for vehicular homicide out of Mellette County.
Anyone who sees Black Bear or knows of his whereabouts should contact law enforcement immediately.