Police capture inmate who escaped Md. hospital
HOWARD COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) —
UPDATE: Detectives found Timothy David Powers Friday afternoon in Laurel and took him back into custody without incident.
Police are searching for an inmate who reportedly walked away from a hospital in Columbia, Maryland Thursday evening.
According to authorities, Timothy David Powers, 52, is a minimum security detention center inmate and was receiving treatment at the Howard County General Hospital when he made an unauthorized exit around 8 p.m.
Police conducted a search in the immediate area of the hospital but the 52-year-old was not located.
Authorities describe Powers as a white male, standing five feet and nine inches tall, and weighing 175 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.