BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A man is on the run after escaping police custody at a Virginia jail Wednesday night.

Gary Robert Johnson II (Photo courtesy: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office)

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 that Gary Robert Johnson II escaped the custody of the South Hill Police Department at Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta.

Authorities describe Johnson as being 5 feet and 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, and having black eyes and hair in dreads that had been cut. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, black joggers, sneakers, and a stocking cap.

According to officials, Johnson is handcuffed in the front.

Anyone who sees Johnson is asked to call the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 434-848-3133.