Inmate Wanted After Scaling Fence Thursday Morning

The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) is looking for Marquise Allen, an inmate Plummer Community Corrections Center (PCCC) in Wilmington.

Officials said that Allen’s whereabouts are unknown after he scaled the perimeter fence at the facility Thursday morning.   Allen leaving the facility was not authorized and a Warrant for Escape after Conviction has been issued, according to DOC Spokeswoman Kate Weber.

Community Corrections Centers are Level 4 facilities where the Department of Correction manages offenders who are transitioning back into the community. These centers are not secured like Level 5 prisons, as offenders are permitted to leave the facility to go to work, seek jobs, or attend approved treatment sessions.

Allen, 23,  is described and a black male, 5’05”, 155 pounds and was last seen wearing: black pants, black jacket and a white t-shirt


He is currently serving time for Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, VOP – Attempted Assault

Last Seen Wearing: Black Pants, Black Jacket, White T-Shirt

Anyone with information regarding Allen’s whereabouts is asked to call (800) 542-9524 or their local police department.

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