The Virginia Department of Corrections is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work unit Wednesday morning,100 miles from Fredericksburg and 40 miles from Culpeper.
Karan Batra left the crew in teh Shennandoah Valley, but police say he has ties to northern Virginia. He is 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weights 165 pounds. he is convicted on non-vioent crimes and is not considered dangerous. He should not be approached though and if you spot him, call the Virginia State Police.