RCMP says it needs help in locating an escaped prisoner from a detention center in Northern Sask.

Its alleged that 29-year-old Travis Tyler Smith left the Besnard Lake Correctional Facility at around 2 PM Friday.

It is unknown which direction he went. Smith does have ties to Montreal Lake and Weyakwin.

He is described as being approximately 6’0 tall, 205 lbs, with black hair, brown eyes and numerous tattoos. Some of his tattoos include: ‘#5’ on his left hand; a skull and cross on his right forearm; a skull with a ribbon on his left chest area; and the word ‘mom’ and a cross on the right side of his neck.

At the time he left the facility, Smith was wearing grey sweatpants, a dark long sleeve shirt, a plaid jacket, and a black Nike hat.

He is considered dangerous if approached. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Travis Tyler Smith is asked to call police.