An intense search is under way downtown for an escaped prisoner. Police are searching by ground and air for a jail inmate who escaped from a processing area at the San Diego Central Jail downtown, an SDPD spokesman said Monday.
The man, who was handcuffed when he got away, is described as roughly 6-feet-5-inches tall, African-American, and has long, curly black hair.
It’s not immediately clear why he was under arrest.
–City News Service contributed to this report.