Zachary Boling: Northern Kentucky inmate is second prisoner in 2 days to escape during work detail

Law enforcement officials in Northern Kentucky are scratching their heads after a second inmate in two days managed to escape during a work detail.

On Friday morning, Zachary Boling, 20, was working at the Boone County Recycling Center on Idlewild Road in Burlington when he walked away from the site, according to the county sheriff's office.

It's unclear how he was able to leave the facility without being stopped but deputies said he left at about 10 a.m.

WCPO placed a call to the Boone County Sheriff's Office but no one was available for comment at the time this report was filed.

Boling (photo in the media player) is 5-foot-11, weighs 155 pounds and has a slim build. He has brown hair, brown eyes and is heavily tattooed, particularly on his arms. Boone County officials 

He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black pants and tan work boots.

The sheriff’s office said Boling’s last known residence is on Horman Street in Covington, but he also has ties to the Cincinnati area.

The escape was the second such walkaway incident in Northern Kentucky in the past two days.

Steven Price, an inmate in a Class D work program at the Grant County Detention Center, avoided detection and leave the facility just before 1 a.m. Thursday .

He was found later that evening about 30 miles away in Cynthiana, Ky.

Boling was serving a six-year sentence on a drug conviction. However, he is now wanted for a second-degree escape charge that will likely extend that sentence.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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