( CNN) Law enforcement officers in Ohio and nearby states remained on the alerting for an “armed and dangerous” suspected rapist who escaped from a van last week after he overwhelmed a deputy and swiped his gun.
Branden Powell, 32, of Antwerp, Ohio, violated free during a prison transport Friday from a hospital back to the jail in northwestern Ohio.
“If you ensure him, please call 911 and report his place, ” Paulding County Sheriff Jason Landers said in a Facebook post that included the suspect’s painting and a description of his clothes and size. “Do not approach this subject. He is considered dangerous.”