Escaped Prisoner in Baraga County

U.P. law enforcement is on the lookout for a walkaway prisoner.

The Baraga County Sheriff’s Department says 28–year–old Brandon Cote escaped from the county jail at about 9:30 last night.

He got away on foot and police don’t know what direction he was heading.

Cote is Native American, 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds with short brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing dark jeans and a light gray hoodie.

Cote lives in Baraga County and has relatives in Wisconsin.

If you have any information on where he is, the sheriff’s department is asking you to call them at 524–6177, or your own local police agency.

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