DENVER - Denver police were urging residents near Downing Street and 28th Avenue to stay indoors Thursday night after a teen escaped police custody.
Police tweeted the teen was being transported to the Gilliam Detention Facility when he escaped. He is facing felony charges.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He was wearing hospital scrubs and one orange flip flop when he escaped. He has a Rockies tattoo on the right side of this neck.
Officers, a helicopter and a K-9 unit were searching the area for the suspect.
Police said the teen should be considered dangerous. Call 911 immediately if you see him.
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