- Associated Press - Friday, December 4, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - An inmate ran from authorities as he was being treated for a medical problem at Tampa General Hospital.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s spokesman Larry McKinnon said in a news release that the inmate was taken to the hospital around 2 p.m. Friday.

Deputies launched a search and were assisted by Tampa police officers.

The prisoner was located a short time later and returned to the hospital. His name hasn’t been released.

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