A District man who escaped from a Maryland jail on Sunday might be in the College Park area, according to the University of Maryland Department of Public Safety. In an alert to the university community, campus police said 29-year-old Deandre Kelly was seen near an apartment complex on the 9300 block of Cherry Hill Road. He had escaped from the Garrett County Detention Center, where he was being held pending a preliminary hearing on drug, firearms and other related charges, according to court records.

He is described as a black man who is about 6 feet tall and 275 pounds.

Anyone with information can call University of Maryland police at 301-405-3333 or the Garrett County Sheriff's Office at 301-334-1911.

Emily Babay