Ames and Iowa State police spent hours searching for a missing halfway house resident.
Thirty-three-year-old Joshua Daniels was reported missing early Tuesday morning. He was last seen near the Iowa State campus.
ISU police issued an alert to notify students and staff of the escape.
Officials say Daniels has a history of assault.
Police established a perimeter in the area but didn’t find Daniels. Law enforcement officials now say they think Daniels has left the Ames area.