NYPD searching for escaped inmate from Queens hospital

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FAR ROCKAWAY, NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police are asking for public assistance in searching for a 26-year-old man who escaped from a Queens prison.

George Jordan was arrested Friday evening and charged with petit larceny and resisiting arrest. He was being treated at Saint John’s Hospital for a prior condition, where he was able to free himself from his handcuffs and flee the hosiptal at about 11 p.m.

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George Jordan escaped Saint John’s Hospital Friday night. (Photo: NYPD)

Jordan is described as 6-foot-0, 230 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding Jordan’s whereabouts is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texted to 274637 (CRIMES) then eneter TIP577.