Arkansas State Police Searching For Hospital Employee Who Left With Patient

DHS says surveillance footage appears to show the staff member going into the State Hospital forensic unit, walk a patient out of the facility, and drive away with the patient in the employee's personal vehicle at approximately 8:20 a.m. (KATV Photo)

The Arkansas Department of Human Services told 5NEWS  content partner KATV reports.

Surveillance footage shows the employee going into the forensic unit at the hospital about 8:20 a.m. before driving away with the patient, DHS told KATV. The employee will be fired once found.

This is a developing story.