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Inmate escapes from Grande Cache prison

An aerial view of Grande Cache Institutional in an undated photo. (Source: Correctional Service Canada) An aerial view of Grande Cache Institutional in an undated photo. (Source: Correctional Service Canada)
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Corrections officials and police are asking for help finding an inmate who escaped from a prison in Grande Cache, Alta., on Friday.

Kevin Sider escaped from the medium-security federal institution at 3:27 p.m. on Friday while working at the facility.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest after the Correctional Service of Canada contacted Grande Cache RCMP regarding his whereabouts.

The 44-year-old Sider, who is serving a nine-and-a-half-year sentence, is described as:

  • 5'11"
  • Weighs 232 lbs
  • Fair complexion
  • Blue eyes
  • Brown hair
  • Tattoo on his left leg

Anyone with information regarding Sider's whereabouts is asked to contact Grande Cache RCMP at (780) 827-3344. 

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