Prisoner escapes police custody at hospital
LOGAN - March 7, 2012 (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are on the lookout for a prisoner that escaped their custody at an area hospital.
Police say a 19-year-old prisoner managed to escape from the emergency area of Albert Einstein Medical Center shortly before 7:00 p.m.
The prisoner, whose criminal history includes burglary and theft, got away in a car with the help of others believed to friends or family members, according to authorities.
Police say the car was a black Dodge caravan bearing Pennsylvania tags.
There is no word on why the prisoner was in custody or why he was at the hospital.
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