December 18, 2014

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Sheffield Lake police seek escapee

jeremy frey

Jeremy Frey

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Police are searching for a prisoner who escape from custody Friday while being treated at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.

Jeremy Frey was being held at the Sheffield Lake City Jail on a felony domestic violence charge when he complained that he felt ill and was taken to the hospital for treatment, according to a Sheffield Lake police news release.

While he was hospitalized, Frey removed his IV and managed to avoid hospital security and flee the building. the release said.

He now faces a felony escape charge.

Anyone with information about Frey’s whereabouts is being asked to contact Sheffield Lake police at (440) 949-7131.