Troopers searching for teenager who escaped custody in Marshall County

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — State police said they are looking for a man who escaped custody while being taken to the the Northern Regional Jail Monday afternoon.

Joaquin Luna-Hernandez (Photo/State Police)

Joaquin Luna-Hernandez, 18, and another unidentified prisoner, were able to get away from police near Moundsville. Police found one of the prisoners near the Ohio River but not Luna-Hernandez.

Luna-Hernandez is described as being of medium build, 5-foot-9, 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Authorities suspended their search Monday evening but resumed it Tuesday morning.

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