Law enforcement needs your help finding this escaped inmate

Posted at 5:22 PM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-18 11:05:49-04

MILWAUKEE -- Authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a Department of Corrections vehicle in Milwaukee.

DOC spokesman Tristan Cook says 22-year-old Anthony Stephenson escaped from the vehicle while he was being transported through Milwaukee's north side on Tuesday. Cook declined to comment when asked how Stephenson escaped, saying the incident was under investigation.

The incident has been reported to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and Milwaukee Police.

Stephenson is described by law enforcement as a black male, 5’08”, 155 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact law enforcement.