State Hospital escapee in Carroll Co. Burrows area

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – The manhunt for the Logansport State Hospital escapee continues Friday morning in Carroll County and law enforcement warns the man is considered violent.

Christopher Robbins (Photo Provided/Carroll County Sheriff's Office)
Christopher Robbins (Photo Provided/Carroll County Sheriff’s Office)

Authorities warn Carroll County residents near the Burrows area to be on the lookout for Christopher Robbins, a 23-year-old male dressed in a white T-shirt and grey pants. He is described as 5-feet 9-inches tall, about 140 pounds, with brown hair, brown beard and a mustache.

Deputies warn residents Robbins is considered violent, so please call 911 immediately if you see him. Earlier Friday morning, police were searching bean and corn fields in Carroll County from a tip that he was spotted in the area.

Deputies told News 18 Thursday, Robbins escaped from Isacc Ray high security unit for the mentally insane in Logansport and was able to somehow make it out of a fence.

Robbins had been charged in Jasper County with attempted residential entry, disorderly conduct and battery in February. He had been deemed incompetent to stand trial. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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