Police are investigating and requesting public assistance in the escape of an Elizabethtown man.
According to a press release by the Prestonsburg Police Department, 31-year-old Jesse Karr was in custody of the Floyd County Jail seeking medical treatment at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Karr immediately fled the hospital after restraints were removed.
According to leads, Karr was last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark hooded sweatshirt.
He is believed to be in the greater Louisville Metro/Elizabethtown area.
For more information, visit the City of Prestonsburg, Kentucky Police Department Facebook page.