PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A manhunt is underway for an escaped prisoner in Philadelphia.
Police say Alex Alvarado, 46, escaped from Temple Hospital on Thursday just before 1 p.m. He was originally arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stealing a vehicle.READ MORE: Police: Body Found In Ocean Off New Jersey Identified As Man Missing For 4 Days
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Police describe him as a black man standing 5′ 6″ and weighing around 170 pounds.MORE NEWS: AIDS Walk Philly, Region's Largest HIV Awareness Event, Underway At Art Museum
Anyone with any information is asked to dial 9-1-1 immediately.