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Police Looking For Man Who Escaped From Local Mental Health Facility

Oct 8, 2017

Robert Gardner
Credit Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Columbus police say a dangerous inmate being treated at a state psychiatric hospital has escaped.

47-year-old Robert Gardner left the Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Saturday afternoon. The Morrow County Jail had transferred him to the hospital on September 29. He was being held on an aggravated robbery charge. Gardner i is white, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds.  He has a tattoo on at least one arm and one under his right eye. Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police or the Ohio Highway Patrol.