Inmate escapes from L.A. County Sheriff's West Hollywood Station

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WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - Authorities today were searching for an inmate who escaped while being escorted to a bus on the grounds of the sheriff's West Hollywood Station.

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The man escaped while in a loading area at the station in the 700 block of North San Vicente Boulevard shortly before 7 a.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported.

Deputies set up a perimeter in the area. No description was released of the man, who reportedly was being taken to a court appearance.

The inmate is described as 6 feet, 4 inches tall, and wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, white shoes and police say is handcuffed.

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