SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

Police are searching for 24-year old Juan Coria Olayo, who got away after being arrested Sunday for drug and theft-related charges. Olayo was transported to the Santa Maria Police Department, but escaped by slipping off his handcuffs when he was unattended.

Police need the public's help to locate him. He's described as a Hispanic man, 5'7, 170 lbs with black hair (see picture). If you have any information, contact Santa Maria Police Department, and do not attempt to detain him.