ORANGE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities on Friday continued to search for an inmate who escaped from a maximum security jail in the city of Orange.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that 26-year-old Saith Na was discovered missing around 10 a.m. from the Theo Lacy Facility at 501 City Drive.
According to authorities, the facility was subsequently placed on lockdown and a perimeter was established.
Na is described as a 160-pound Asian male of Cambodian descent with four distinctive tattoos. He is 5 feet, 8 inches tall.
The statement said “Sar Rors” is tattooed on his front lower neck, “Shorty” on his upper chest, “Dragons” on the left upper arm and “Koi Fish” on his left lower arm.
According to the statement, Na was initially booked into Orange County Jail on suspicion of robbery, narcotics, weapons possession and criminal street terrorism.
Deputies warned people to stay away from Na if they see him.
“I believe he’s dangerous based on the criminal charges that he is here for,” said Lt. Erin Giudice. “I would advise anyone who comes across him to immediately call 911.”
Anyone with information on the inmate’s whereabouts is asked to call (714) 647-7000.