Police seeking escapee from IN state hospital

Posted by Brandon Jackson - email

NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - Police are searching for a New Albany man who has escaped from Richmond State Hospital. William B. Hardin, 29, is wanted in connection for escape.

Hardin walked out of the state hospital in Richmond on March 20. He was awaiting sentencing in Floyd County on charges of burglary, theft, and being a habitual felony offender.

Hardin is 5'7" tall, and weighs 180 lbs, has brown hair and brown eyes, and sometimes wears a full beard.

Anyone with information on Hardin's whereabouts should notify the New Albany Police Department at (812) 948-5300 or contact your local authorities.

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