May 17, 2015 2:59 PM by News Staff
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a medium-security jail in San Diego.
San Diego County sheriff's officials said 37-year-old Omar Ramirez Sandoval was last seen at the East Mesa Re-entry Facility Saturday morning.
Sandoval was an inmate worker at the jail. He was serving a 9-year sentence for smuggling drugs and was awaiting deportation proceedings.
The method of his escape was under investigation.
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