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Manhunt Underway for Ochiltree County Jail Escapee

KSCB News - May 31, 2017 1:41 pm

Ochiltree County authorities are searching for a 54-year-old man who escaped from custody Wednesday morning. According to a Ochiltree County jail spokeswoman, Richard Aguirre, 54, escaped custody at 10:10 am Wednesday.

Aguirre had been taken to a medical appointment. He was being returned to jail and then bolted. He was last seen eastbound from the jail.

Aguirre is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 5 inches, 175 pounds, wearing black and white striped prison clothes. He had been jailed for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and had been in jail since March 20, 2017.

 

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