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Juvenile wearing cast on left arm on the run, escaped police custody at hospital

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2015 | 12:01 PM

The police are searching for a juvenile who escaped custody at the Spanish Town Hospital, St Catherine yesterday

Seventeen-year-old Romaine Dixon of Quarry Hill, Lime Tree, St Catherine was charged with two counts of simple larceny.

Dixon is of dark complexion, slim build, is about 5'7" tall with a scar to his left side, a bruise to the right side of his face and a short arm cast to his left upper arm.

Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that about 9:50 a.m., the prisoner, who was taken to the facility for treatment under Police guard, requested to use the bathroom and allegedly escaped through a window.

At the time he escaped, he was dressed in a black jeans pant.

The Police are reminding the public that it is a criminal offence to harbour a criminal.