Search for Western State Patient

Police are looking for a man who escaped from Western State Hospital Tuesday night.

Officials say Ian Von Borstel, who was placed in the hospital after committing a crime, did not show up for roll call Tuesday.

Police were alerted and a search warrant was issued for Von Borstel's arrest.

Police believe he will be traveling to Harrisonburg and the search includes the city.

Hospital officials say they do not consider Von Borstel dangerous. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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