By CBS13 Staff

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — Authorities are looking for a man who escaped from jail custody in South Lake Tahoe.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Ruben Zavala Garcia escaped while doing supervised inmate worker duties outside of the jail facility early Tuesday evening.

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Garcia was in custody to face charges of domestic violence, violation of a restraining order, false imprisonment, burglary, and a probation violation.

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A search of the area in South Lake Tahoe where he went missing has so far come up empty.

Deputies say Garcia was last seen wearing a khaki-colored jail-issued uniform along with a short-sleeved shirt and long pants.

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Anyone who sees Garcia or knows were he might be is used to call the sheriff’s office at (530) 621-6600.