Police search for man who escaped from Dauphin Co. Prison

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Leroy Armstrong Jr.


SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPMT)- Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from custody at Dauphin County Prison on Thursday morning.

Leroy Armstrong Jr., 25, escaped around 10:30 a.m. and is wearing a white t-shirt and either green prison pants or gray shorts, police said.

The circumstances  of his escape were not immediately clear. Officers are searching 15th and Primrose Streets and 18th and Herr Streets.

If you see Armstrong, contact 911 immediately or Dauphin County Dispatch at 717-558-6900.