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Suspects Sought in an Escape

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects that escaped from the secure area of a hospital, in the 1300 block of Southern Avenue, Southeast, while receiving treatment.


Eric Calvin Rucker, pictured below, is described as a 49-year-old black male, 6’1” in height, approximately 217 pounds, medium complexion, with black hair, and a beard.  He is wanted by the US Marshals Service for a parole violation.



Christopher Taylor, pictured below, is described as a 29-year-old black male, 5’10” in height, approximately 160 pounds, medium complexion, and black hair.  He is wanted by the Montgomery County Police Department for a robbery.



Anyone with information on Rucker’s or Taylor’s whereabouts is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.