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Ex-Army reservist charged with stealing 16 weapons escapes Rhode Island jail

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From: NYDailyNews.com

Federal officials say a former Army reservist charged with stealing 16 guns from a U.S. Army Reserve Center in Worcester escaped from a Rhode Island detention center.

Thirty-five-year-old James Walker Morales was discovered missing at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

U.S. Marshall Jamie Hainsworth says the Cambridge, Massachusetts, native scaled a building and climbed over razor wire. Officials believe he’s wounded and bleeding from the razor wire.

James W. Morales, 35, a former Army reservist charged with stealing 16 guns from an armory in Worcester in 2015.

James W. Morales, 35, a former Army reservist charged with stealing 16 guns from an armory in Worcester in 2015.

Massachusetts State Police believe Morales fled to Attleboro, Massachusetts, and stole a car outside the BK Mart on Route 1.

Morales is described as a 6-foot, 175-pound African-American with brown eyes and an eagle neck tattoo. He’s bald.

James W. Morales, is the Cambridge, Mass., native scaled a building and climbed over razor wire to escape from the Wyatt Detention Center in Rhode Island.

James W. Morales, is the Cambridge, Mass., native scaled a building and climbed over razor wire to escape from the Wyatt Detention Center in Rhode Island.

Authorities urge anyone who sees him to call 911.

The FBI says Morales stole assault rifles and handguns from the federal armory in 2015.

He also faces unrelated state child rape charges.

From: NYDailyNews.com