BOND COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) – A 30-year-old inmate held on methamphetamine production charges in Bond County allegedly escaped through a vent, officials say.

The Bond County Sheriff's Department says Andrew Walker escaped through a vent which led to an outer room, broke through a drop ceiling and then left through an egress door.

Authorities say he had been present on his last cell check. Walker was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and white shorts. He is described as 6 feet tall and 170 pounds with short brown hair.

The Greenville Police Department and Illinois State Police are assisting with the search for Walker.

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