HARRISBURG, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate they say escaped from custody during a court appearance in Poinsett County.
The sheriff's office told KAIT-TV that Chad Costner was in the courthouse Tuesday when he ran through the jury room, opened a window and jumped out.
Police say some residents spotted him near a wooded area just off Arkansas Highway 163 near Harrisburg.
He is a white male, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 190 pounds. Officers say he's wearing jail-issued white and black stripped pants with no shirt.
Costner was being held on residential burglary, theft of property, and criminal trespassing charges since Aug. 8.
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