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Maurice Turner

Maurice Turner

AMES, Iowa — Authorities are searching for a man who failed to return to an Ames work release facility.

The Iowa Department of Corrections says 40-year-old Maurice Turner didn’t return to the Curt Forbes Work Release Facility Monday after an authorized furlough.

Turner is serving a five year sentence for third offense domestic abuse assault and second degree theft.

He’s described as five-foot-seven, weighs 211 pounds, and has tattoos on his arms, chest, and face.

Anyone with information about Turner is asked to contact Ames police or the Story County Sheriff’s Office.