Howard County police are offering a $500 reward for information about a detention center inmate who escaped while at Howard County General Hospital early Friday.
The inmate, Jejuan Deon Griffin, escaped from the emergency room about 7 a.m. while under guard by correctional officers, police said. He had been taken to the hospital with an asthma problem.
Griffin, 20, was imprisoned on drug distribution and other charges, police said. He last resided at an unspecified address on Montrose Road in Laurel. Police described him as a black male with dreadlocks, 6 feet tall and weighing 230 pounds. He was last seen wearing black clothing, police said.
Anyone with information can call Howard police at 410-313- 3200.