A search is underway for a man who escaped from the Department of Corrections Hagatna Detention Facility this morning.

Guam police and DOC officers are actively searching for detainee Patrick Hernandez.

He escaped around 7:15 a.m., according to DOC Maj. Antone Aguon

Hernandez was being held since September on charges of driving while impaired, giving bribes, resisting arrest, no drivers license, no registration, no insurance and disobeying a stop sign, prison records state.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately.

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