State Police are still on the look out for a man who escaped from an Enfield prison on Sunday by possibly stowing away under a vehicle.

The state wide man hunt continues, as police search for Jerry Mercado (pictured above) who escaped from the Carl Robinson Correctional Institution in Enfield, CT sometime early Sunday.

According to, corrections officers say they realzied that Mercado was missing after a routine head count Sunday afternoon. Police are trying to figure out if he escaped by hiding under a vehicle as it left the facility, which hasn't had a successful escape since back in 1992.

Mercado, a 25-year-old Hispanic male, is 5' 4'' tall and weighs 137lbs. He has a tattoo on his left temple, and another on the right side of his neck that reads, "Time Waits For No One".

He has also been known to use a few different aliases like Joshua and Jalyssa.

State Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this escapee, or may know his whereabouts to please contact the Connecticut State Police, Central District Major Crime Squad at 860-534-1000, the Department of Correction Parole Fugitive Unit at 860-250-2858, or any Police Department at 911 or text TIP711 with the information to 274637.

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