Police on Wednesday night were searching for a Hitchcock inmate loose at the University of Texas Medical Branch hospital in League City. 

The prisoner was still missing as of 6 p.m. at the League City campus, 2240 I-45, spokesman Christopher Smith Gonzalez said. 

Hitchcock police had brought the inmate to the hospital, Smith Gonzalez said. 

He did not immediately have any additional information. 

Keri Heath: 409-683-5241; keri.heath@galvnews.com or on Twitter @HeathKeri. 

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