Police Search for Prisoner Who Escaped From Temple Hospital

Officials say Alex Alvarado fled from custody around 1 p.m. on Thursday.

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Police are searching for a prisoner who reportedly escaped from Temple University Hospital on Thursday.

Officials say Alex Alvarado was in custody when he fled the hospital around 1 p.m. He was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stealing a vehicle. 

Alvarado is described as a 46-year-old black man, 5’6″ tall and 170 pounds, with tattoos on his arms.

Anyone with information should call 911.

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