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Police searching for escaped inmate

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YAKIMA--Police are searching for an inmate who violated terms of her conditional release on electronic home monitoring.

Benita Desiree Long walked away from her house at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a press release from the Yakima County Department of Corrections.

Long is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds.  The Native American has brown hair, brown eyes and a scar on her chin.

Police say she also has a tattoo on her right ring finger that says "Lady Demon."

Police say Long was about a month and a half into a 181-day sentence for drug possession and driving charges, to be served on EHM.

If you see Long, call Yakima Police at 509-575-6200.

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