At 9:50 a.m. Jan. 5, an inmate, Jerald Anthony Erby, 28, of Temple Hills, left the Southern Maryland Pre-Release Unit in Charlotte Hall between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 9:50 a.m. and failed to return.

Investigation revealed he responded to his place of employment in Charlotte Hall and returned his work uniforms and left.

Erby is described as a black male, 5’ 8”, 180 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about Erby is being asked to contact D/Sgt. R. Best at the Maryland State Police at 301-392-1200.