An inmate escapes from the Edmonson County Courthouse. 21-year-old Michael Snyder is currently facing theft by unlawful taking and flagrant non-support charges, and after Monday's stunt also, resisting arrest, 2nd-degree fleeing or evading police, and 3rd-degree escape.
Brownsville police report Snyder fled on foot from the jailers custody while outside the courthouse around 4:30 pm.
He was apprehended a short time later at the city park, thanks to a few bystanders tips...and a tackle by both the city constable and a Sheriff's deputy.
Snyder was treated at the hospital for he injuries he claimed to have sustained during the incident, and then sent by to the Hardin County Detention Center.