Police looking for Yatala inmate Jake Devenney

Police are currently searching for Jake Devenney who escaped from the low security section of Yatala Prison last night.

Police were alerted to the incident just before 8pm Sunday, January 10, when he was seen running north of the prison.

Devenney (pictured) is 26 years old and described as about 170cm, slim build with blonde hair with a rats/pony tail.

He was last seen wearing black shorts and blue t-shirt or singlet.

Devenney is not believed to be armed or dangerous to the public, but if seen please do not approach, just call the police assistance line on 131 444 or triple 000.