Brazos County inmate back in custody after attempting to escape from hospital
Deputies say a good samaritan assisted the deputy during the inmate’s attempted escape.
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The following is a news release from the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office:
On Thursday, September 8, 2022, at approximately 4:44 pm, an inmate from the Brazos County Detention Center attempted to escape from custody while at the hospital.
The inmate is identified as Andrew Jones, 28, of Corrigan.
While the inmate was being discharged from the hospital, he attempted to flee from a deputy. After a short chase, and with the assistance of a citizen, the deputy was able to catch Mr. Jones and place him back in custody. The inmate never made it off of the hospital property and was placed back into custody at approximately 4:49 pm.
Mr. Jones was then transported to the Brazos County Detention Center and has been charged with Escape causing injury. The deputy sustained a minor injury during this event.
We would like to thank the Good Samaritan who assisted our deputy during this incident. We would also like to thank the Bryan Police Department for their prompt response to the scene for assistance.
This article will be updated when more information from officials is available.
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