Search Underway for Escaped Inmate

Publish Date: June 16, 2018
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 06/16/2018

Deputies are currently searching for an inmate who escaped while awaiting treatment at UAB Hospital.

Courtnee Austin

 39-year-old Courtnee Austin had been taken to the hospital for emergency medical treatment. While waiting to see the doctor he escaped the treatment room.

Deputies along with UAB Police and Birmingham Police are conducting the search. 

After leaving the hospital,  Austin stole a gold Honda Accord by force and fled the area. 

Austin is described as a 6’2” black male weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing gray shorts and a white tee shirt. 

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