Jail Inmate Escapes During Hospital Appointment 1-04-2011 - WNEM TV 5

Jail Inmate Escapes During Hospital Appointment 1-04-2011

DETROITPolice were searching for a Wayne County Jail inmate who escaped custody during a hospital appointment in Detroit.
The Wayne County sheriff's office said Tuesday in a release that 45-year-old Willie Wright fled from deputies following a struggle shortly after noon at Harper Hospital.
Deputies used pepper spray on the 6-foot-5, 270-pound Wright, but he still managed to get away. He was wearing a dark green jail uniform and leg shackles.
Wright is considered dangerous and possibly armed. He was being held on criminal sexual conduct, assault with intent to murder and using a firearm during a felony.
Search dogs were checking the area around the hospital.
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