VIDEO: Police Seek Prisoner Who Escaped from Philadelphia Hospital

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a prisoner is on the run after he escaped from a Philadelphia hospital.

Authorities say Hassan Mikell escaped from Kintok Halfway House workers while visiting Episcopal Hospital Tuesday night.

The 24-year-old Mikell's last known address is in Philadelphia.

Authorities say he is 5 feet 8 eight inches tall and weighs about 175 pounds.

Mikell has a beard and a tear drop tattoo on his face. Authorities say he was wearing black clothing and boots and has a location tracking device on his ankle.

It wasn't immediately known where Mikell was being imprisoned or on what charges.