DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department is searching for an escaped inmate.

The department said on Thursday around 5:30 p.m., Alfredo Castro, 28, escaped from the Detention Service Officer guarding him at Parkland Hospital.

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Alfredo Castro escaped from Dallas County custody at Parkland Hospital

Castro was still in street clothes.

He was last seen walking down Harry Hines Blvd. wearing a white t-shirt and black shorts.

Castro was arrested by Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday on an outstanding warrant for Theft of Property under $2,500 with 2 or more previous convictions.

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Due to medical issues, Castro had to be taken to the hospital. Castro was remote booked in from Parkland.

Castro’s previous charges include several previous theft charges (4) and a Possession of Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1.

Castro’s history of charges does not include any violent offenses in Dallas County.

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Authorities are asking that if anyone sees or knows the whereabouts of Castro, to contact the Dallas Sheriff’s Department at 214-749-8641.