And it's the second prison escape from an Oregon minimum-security facility in less than a week. Last Wednesday, convicted sex offender Matthew Medlin, 30, jumped a fence and fled the Columbia River Correctional Institution just days before his scheduled release. He was caught later that day at a fast-food restaurant off I-5, and now faces added charges.

A state corrections spokeswoman said both incidents will be thoroughly reviewed by the agency and OSP, and security protocols will be scrutinized.

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