Authorities in Garland County are searching for an inmate who fled while being escorted from a hospital back to jail.
The Garland County sheriff's office says it happened about 10 p.m. Thursday as 41-year-old Lavelle Taylor was being escorted by a deputy from Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs back to the jail.
Taylor was handcuffed and wearing an orange Garland County prisoner jumpsuit. He's described as a black man who stands about 5-foot-10, weighs 250 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
The ArkansasOnline Right2Know database shows Taylor was booked into jail Tuesday.