Updated 1 year ago
Kentucky State Police say an escaped inmate is now back in custody.
23-year-old Robert W. Wilson escaped from the Hardin County Detention Center in Elizabethtown last Friday.
Wilson was being moved from the old facility to the facility on US-31W at the time of his escape. State Police say a Detention Center sergeant left Wilson unattended in a chair and the door unlocked when he went to retrieve Wilson's belongings.
When the sergeant returned, Wilson was gone.
Wilson was serving time for 2nd degree rape.
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