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Authorities searching for walkaway from Billings pre-release center

Posted at 5:43 PM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:49:22-04
Phillip Cole (Montana Department of Corrections photo)

BILLINGS – Authorities are seeking a man who walked away from the Billings Alpha House Pre-Release Center Sunday afternoon.

Phillip Cole, 39, is 6-feet, 3-inches tall, 205 pounds with brown hair and black eyes.

Cole was last wearing blue jeans, grey zip-up hooded sweatshirt, white tennis shoes and a white ball cap.

He was sentenced for criminal endangerment out of Yellowstone County.

Officials warn not to approach Cole because he is facing a possible 10-year sentence for escape. Call 911 if you know anything of his whereabouts.