Man escapes from corrections center

May 11, 2009 10:21:53 AM PDT
Police are looking for a man who escaped from a corrections center in Delaware on Sunday night.Authorities say David N. Gaunt, 23, climbed over the perimeter fence at the John L. Webb Community Corrections Center in Wilmington and left the facility around 7:40 p.m.

An immediate search was launched, but investigators say Gaunt remains at large.

Gaunt was serving a six month sentence for 3rd degree burglary, and had been at the corrections center since April 22nd.

He is described as a 5'11" tall, weighing 185 pounds.

His last known address is in Newark.

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