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Police Search For Escaped Deaf Inmate

August 26, 2007

(KDKA) PITTSBURGH Police are searching for an escaped inmate today after he failed to return to the corrections center where he was being held.

Authorities identify the man as 39-year-old Bernard Davis, of the Hill District, who also goes by the name ‘Poochie.’

State police say Davis failed to return to the Riverside Community Corrections Center at a scheduled time Friday night.

Officials describe him as a black male, about 5’9” tall, weighing about 180 pounds, with brown eyes and tattoos on both his forearms.

Police say Davis is also deaf and uses sign language to communicate.

Officials say right now he is serving time for burglary charges.

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