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Inmate Sought By Authorities After Escape From Irvine Jail

manzoIRVINE, Calif. (KTLA) — Authorities are searching Friday for an inmate with a history of theft and drug use who escaped from a minimum-security jail.

Marvin Manzo, 35, escaped from James A. Music Facility located between Irvine and Lake Forest Thursday.

Deputies at the jail discovered Manzo was unaccounted for during a routine inmate count around 9 p.m.

Manzo, is not considered to be a threat to the public, officials said.

He was described as a Hispanic man, 5-foot 3-inches tall and 135 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.