Georgia inmate on the run after escaping from Atlanta transitional center

Georgia police are searching for a man convicted of attempted murder who got away from an Atlanta transitional center.

Officials say Kwame Shabazz left the Atlanta TC Saturday morning. (Georgia Department of Corrections)

According to officials, 25-year-old Kwame Shabazz left the Atlanta TC on Saturday morning.

Shabazz was currently in custody after being convicted of attempted murder and possessing a knife during a crime in 2015. At that time he was sentenced to prison until 2022.

Officials described Shabazz as being 5-feet-9-inches tall with a weight of 180 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

If you see Shabazz, do not approach him and call 911 or 478-992-5111.