Sheriff: Detainee Escapes Custody at Boston Medical Center

Authorities say a woman escaped police custody while at a Boston hospital on Thursday morning.

Twenty-six-year-old Patricia Lambert has been missing since escaping Boston Medical Center just after 10 a.m., according to the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department.

She had been held at the Suffolk County House of Corrections since Monday.

She's been charged with assault and battery charges.

The sheriff's department is working with Boston police to find her.

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