Search For Escaped Inmate


Authorities are still looking for an inmate who escaped from St. Mary's Regional Medical Center Thursday evening, while getting treatment.

Authorities responded to the Reno Hospital just after 5:00 in the afternoon, looking for the prisoner who escaped, when he asked to use the restroom.

He is 19-year-old Nicholas Edward Sanchez. Hospital officials say, despite the escape, Sanchez never posed a threat to patients.

The Sheriff's Despartment says Sanchez was facing misdemeanor drug charges, but could now be charged with felony escape charges.

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