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Berks County authorities search for correction center escapee

Published On: Aug 24 2013 12:45:28 PM EDT
Lee Jones

Police say an inmate at the Wernersville Community Correction Center escaped while at Reading Hospital.

Police say Lee Jones left the custody of a Wernersville correction center employee without authorization from Reading Hospital at about 7 p.m. Friday.

Jones was last seen walking towards the City of Reading. He was seen wearing bright green sneakers, gray t-shirt, and black shorts.


Jones is incarcerated at Wernersville on charges of robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Michael A. Bermudez, of the Reading State Police barracks, at 610-378-4011.