Police Hunt For Inmate Who Escaped South Miami Hospital In SUV

SOUTH MIAMI (CBS4) – A Miami-Dade jail inmate is on the run after stealing an SUV from in front of a hospital. Now police are asking for the public’s help so they can put him back behind bars.

South Miami police spokesperson Rene Landa said on Tuesday 46-year old Elie Bensimon was taken to Larkin Community Hospital where he was supposed to be treated for an injury. When they arrived, however, a handcuffed Bensimon reportedly pushed a private security guard, jumped into his silver Ford Explorer and drove off.

Bensimon has been locked up since last March on a number of charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone who spots the private security company’s stolen Explorer, license plate number 527 KVG, is asked contact police.

  • Me

    There are so many people in Miami Dade County who belong in jail this story doesn’t matter. He is just among thousands of criminals and people who should not be allowed in public.

  • Jason White

    as soon as these degenerates are arrested … they should be simply shipped off to another poor country. independent if they are legally here or not …. citizen or not …. just get the hell outta here!

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