UPDATE: Wossen Assaye was found near Minnesota Avenue SE in Washington, D.C., following a massive manhunt that lasted nearly nine hours. A citizen in D.C. recognized Assaye from media reports and called police. He was taken into custody without incident at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Inova Fairfax Hospital Va, in Falls Church, is on lockdow, following a hostage who is armed and dangerous and is on the run. The search continues for Wossen Assaye, who fled from the custody of “a private security person.” He was last seen shoeless and wearing a hospital gown. Streets round the clinic are also shut.
Police are looking for this escaped prisoner. He is wearing a hospital gown and no shoes & armed with a gun. pic.twitter.com/sMtvEYkWeL
— FairfaxCounty Police (@fairfaxpolice) March 31, 2015