MAYSVILLE | Police in Kentucky and Ohio are looking for a man who allegedly left Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville on Thursday, took a vehicle, but left his clothing behind.
“He was being treated at the hospital and did not want to stay, so he left,” said Maysville Police Sgt. Chris Neal. “I did not see him, but the report is that he left the facility naked.”
Later identified as Justin Young, 34, the man allegedly fled the hospital and was chased into a nearby corn field.
"He went through the corn, took a Jeep from the farm and fled," Neal said.
From there Young allegedly traveled to a location in Ohio where he entered a home and took clothing, leaving in the Jeep, Neal said.
“The vehicle has since been recovered in Brown County, in the Ripley area,” Neal said.
A felony theft warrant has been signed on Young, for the theft of the Jeep, Neal said.
Anyone with information on Young should contact local police or call Maysville Police at 606-564-9411.