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Suspect back in custody following escape while headed to Chilton Co. Jail

A man escaped custody while headed to the Chilton Co. Jail.
A man escaped custody while headed to the Chilton Co. Jail.(WBRC)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 3:05 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 3:48 PM CDT
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CHILTON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Police say the suspect is back in custody.

Authorities are looking for a man who escaped custody while being taken to the Chilton County Jail.

The search is primarily located in the wooded behind Bren Wills flea market, Lake Mitchell Road and, Studdard Drive, according to a social media post by the Chilton County Sheriff’s Department.

The man, described as a shorter Hispanic male, is dressed in a blue shirt, blue pants and, blue shoes. Authorities say they don’t believe he is armed with any weapons.

There is no word yet on what charged the man is facing.

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