Law enforcement searching for escaped inmate

Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 11:05:13-04

The Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) is searching for an escaped inmate out of Pinellas County.

Christal Anderson escaped from Suncoast CRC - a female housing facility located at 10596 Gandy Boulevard in St. Petersburg, Fla. The escape occurred at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

She was sentenced to three years in prison for organized fraud. The sentencing occurred in 2014.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is assisting the DOC in finding her. Deputies responded to the facility yesterday and learned she cut off her ankle monitor at 4:25 a.m.

ABC Action News is waiting to learn more from the DOC.

If you have any information regarding where Anderson could be, you can contact the DOC at (850) 922-6867.

You can view the escaped inmate notice by clicking here.