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ATLANTA -- Atlanta police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a 17-year-old male.

Stephen Rode was being transferred from Hughes Spalding Hospital on Sunday when he ran away, according to Sgt. Greg Lyon of the Atlanta Police Department.

Rode is 6'1" and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, purple hospital gown, and gray socks without shoes, according to police.

Anyone who sees Rode is asked to call the Atlanta Police Adult Missing Persons Unit at 404-546-4235.

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