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PHOENIX -- A man in Phoenix police custody escaped from the hospital on Sunday.

Police took Wadsworth Jennings to the Maricopa Medical Center for an undisclosed illness and Jennings managed to get away while the officer who was guarding him used the restroom.

Jennings was arrested Friday on marijuana-related charges.

Police said he is not considered violent. They are searching the hospital grounds and nearby areas.

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