Police in Daviess County, Indiana Searching for Missing Inmate Who Escaped From Hospital

February 16, 2016 Updated: February 16, 2016

Police are searching for an escaped inmate in Indiana after he climbed out of a second-story window of a hospital.

Shane Michael Allen Cates, 23, was being treated at the Daviess Community Hospital when he escaped on Monday night, Feb. 15.

Officers responded to a call from the hospital but were unable to locate Cates.

Cates is described by officials as 5’8″, weighing 160 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

He was in custody for assault and aggravated battery.

Anyone with information is urged to call 812-254-1060.

Anonymous tips are accepted over the phone or on the dcsheriff.com website.