Inmate Escapes Custody While Taking Out Trash

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- An inmate escapes from police custody in Leavenworth, Kansas.

29-year-old Raheem Armstead escaped from police custody today while removing trash to one of the outside dumpsters.

Armestead ran from the escorting officer at approximately 1:00 P.M. today.

The subject is described as a black male,6'3 inches tall, with a slim build. He also has tattoos on his chest, back and the right side of his neck.

Armstead was last seen wearing a green and white striped jail uniform and tennis shoes. Authorities say the subject was last seen running in the southwest direction from the Leavenworth Justice Center.

Anyone with any information on Armsteads whereabouts is asked to contact the Leavenworth County Sheriff's office at 913-682-5724.