Inmate who escaped from police custody still on the loose - KMOV.com

Inmate who escaped from police custody still on the loose

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Deangelo Johnson By KMOV Web Producer Deangelo Johnson By KMOV Web Producer

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Police are still searching for an inmate who escaped from a local hospital while in police custody late Monday evening.

Police identified the inmate as 26-year-old Deangelo Johnson. Johnson had received medical treatment at SLU Hospital and was outside the hospital when he escaped just after 10:30 p.m. on Monday.

Johnson, 26, is 6'1 and weighs between 150 and 170 lbs.  He has long dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a grey jumpsuit.  He also has a tattoo that reads 'Javis' on his left hand.  

At the time of the escape, Johnson had an ankle chain around one leg attached to his waist.  He was also handcuffed and barefoot.  He was being held on burglary charges.

Police are asking anyone with information on Johnson's whereabouts to call 911.

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