Local law enforcement agencies are seeking the public's help in finding a woman who failed to return to the Casper Re-Entry Center on Tuesday afternoon.

Laura Barnes, 38, didn't return to the CRC from work at 3 p.m. as expected. Authorities reported her as an escapee at 7:03 p.m.

Barnes is described as being white, 5' 3" with brown hair and brown eyes.

Natrona County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Sean Ellis said Barnes does not pose a threat to the community.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is encouraged to call the Natrona County Sheriff's Office at 307-235-9282.