ARMED AND DANGEROUS: Prisoner Escapes Hospital with Guard’s Gun

Screen Shot 2015-03-31 at 8.35.48 AMIf you’re in the area, look out for this guy. If you have a gun, keep it loaded.

A prisoner who is considered to be armed and dangerous escaped custody of a security guard at Inova Fairfax Hospital early Monday morning.

Multiple police agencies are searching for the man, identified as Wossen Assaye. He is a 6-foot black male weighing about 170 pounds and wearing a hospital gown and no shoes, according to Fairfax County Police.

Police believe Assaye is now traveling in a gray 2008 Hyundai Elantra last seen at Monterey Drive and Route 236. It has Virginia tags XTU-5024.

Previously, WNEW’s John Domen reports, Assaye was in a stolen silver 2002 Toyota Camry that had been parked near the hospital.

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