Escaped Jennings County inmate in custody

Escaped Jennings County inmate in custody
Kimlynn Patton. (Source: Jennings County Sheriff's Office)

VERNON, IN (WAVE) - An inmate from Jennings County has been caught after escaping a jail officer in Indiana Friday.

Saturday, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office said the escapee had been caught and was in custody.

Inmate Kimlynn Patton escaped in the area of the courthouse in Vernon, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office said.

A large police presence was actively attempting to locate him.

Patton was last seen wearing a black and white striped uniform. He was not armed at the time of his escape, police said, but should be considered dangerous.

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