Authorities looking for escaped inmate from Highland County hospital

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Johnny Davis Branham, 37, reportedly escaped from custody at a hospital in Hillsboro, Ohio on July 11, 2019. (Courtesy: Highland County Jail)

A search is underway in the Hillsboro area after an inmate escaped from Highland District Hospital.

The Highland County Sheriff says Johnny Davis Branham, 37, escaped approximately 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 11. Branham is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, with blue eyes and short brown hair. He was last seen wearing red jumpsuit pants, leg cuts, and no shirt or shoes.

Branham was being held on contempt and other charges.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Highland County Sheriff's Office.