A pre-trial inmate escaped from the Kauaʻi Community Correctional Center overnight.
Benjamin Brown was confirmed missing from a 10 p.m. headcount, the Public Safety Department reported in a press release this morning. Correctional staff searched the facility grounds and perimeter and notified Kauaʻi Police.
How he escaped is under investigation.
Brown is 28-years-old. He is 6’1” tall, weighs 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
Brown is awaiting trial for misdemeanor abuse of a family/household member. He faces an additional escape charge when found.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Kauaʻi Police Department at 808-241-1711.