Hopkinsville Prison Escapee Captured

Published 07/20 2014 08:33PM

Updated 07/23 2014 01:10PM

UPDATE: An escaped inmate from Hopkinsville is back behind bars.
Kentucky State Police say Troy Lyons was arrested late last night in Owensboro.
He's accused of walking away from a work detail at the James E. Bruce Convention Ceeter in Hopkinsville last Saturday.
Kentucky State Police say a tip led them to  a home on E19th Street in Owensboro just after 9:00pm last night.
They say Lyons was arrested without incident.
3 other people in the home were also taken into custody.
Sara Lyons, Dawn Fulkerson and Eric Fulkerson are all charged with hindering prosecution.
All 4 are in the Daviess County Detention Center.

Original story--7/20/2014 8:33 PM--

Kentucky State Police need your help finding an inmate who escaped from a work release program.

Authorities say 36-year-old Troy Lyons escaped on foot from a work-release program in Hopkinsville. This happened around 11:30 Saturday night. He was in jail on a number of drug and assault charges.

Lyons is described as a white male who is 5-feet 7-inches tall. He weighs 187 pounds. Has brown hair and brown eyes. And was last seen wearing a red and white sweat shirt with blue jeans. He also has a number of obvious tattoos.
If you see him, do not try to aprehend him yourself.
Contact KSP.

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.