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Convicted pedophile on the loose after disappearing from Baltimore Central Booking

Posted at 12:19 PM, May 23, 2024


Hughes was taken back into custody on May 24.

According to the Department of Corrections, for unknown reasons he was released from Baltimore's Central Booking on May 21.

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A fugitive is on the loose after disappearing from Baltimore's Central Booking facility.

Franklin Hughes, 30, was in custody for violating probation on a child porn conviction.

The Maryland Department of Corrections said Hughes was scheduled to be transferred to Baltimore County.

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An investigation is underway to determine how he got away.

Court records show Hughes with a long criminal history.

Anyone knowing Hughes’ whereabouts is asked to call 911.