Brief manhunt for escaped inmate Saturday morning in Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A man sentenced to serve weekends in jail escaped after reporting in for jail.

Richmond Sheriff's Office said the man escaped shortly after 11 a.m. from a temporary holding area at the downtown Jail Annex

It was a brief escape because he was back in custody around 11:30 a.m.

The inmate's name was not released and it is not known if he will face additional charges or jail time.

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