Henry County Jail inmate on the loose after walking away from work release program

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HENRY COUNTY, Iowa - Authorities were asking the public for help in finding a Henry County Jail inmate who left his work release program.

Inmate Nathen Cosgrove, age 19, "walked away from his assigned work release program" on Thursday, February 25, 2016 around 9:30 p.m., according to a statement from the Henry County, Iowa Sheriff's Office.   Cosgrove was booked into the jail just a day before for violating his probation on a trafficking stolen weapons charge.

Cosgrove is described as a black man with black hair and brown eyes. He stands at 5-feet, 11-inches tall, weighs 230 pounds and has a tattoo that says "KUSH" on his right upper arm.

Police said more charged were pending as they continued their investigation.

If you have any information on Cosgrove's whereabouts, you are asked to call the Henry County, Iowa Sheriff's Office at 319-385-2712.