Prisoner Escapes Through Hospital Ceiling

Corey Harrison is still at large

Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from the United Medical Center, the former Greater Southeast Community Hospital, on Saturday evening.

While being treated at the center, 24-year old Corey Harrison escaped through a vent in a restroom ceiling that led to the roof of the building, according to police.

Police describe Harrison as an adult male, 5'10, 160 pounds, and wearing a white T-shirt, boxer shorts and a handcuff on one wrist.

Police said Harrison was in custody for narcotics charges.

Anyone with information regarding Harrison’s whereabouts is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1(888) 919-CRIM[E] (1-888-919-2746).

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

If the information provided by a caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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