Man escapes arrest while being treated at hospital

Alfredo Torres

Primera police are searching for a man that complained he had chest pains during an arrest and escaped from the hospital.

Alfredo Torres III was arrested on Tuesday and charged with burglary of a habitation.

Before being taken to county jail, he complained of chest pains.

The 37-year-old was admitted to a local hospital for medical evaluation.

After treatment, he escaped at approximately 10 a.m. Friday morning.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact Primera Crime Stoppers at 536-0776.