Inmate Quickly Captured after Escaping from Police Cruiser

Published 06/10 2014 05:18PM

Updated 06/10 2014 05:19PM

Thomas Rapier (Daviess County Jail)
Thomas Rapier (Daviess County Jail)
A close call for Owensboro Police this afternoon.

Police say a Daviess County inmate 26-year-old Thomas Rapier was en-route from the jail to the police station, when he managed to kick out a back window of a police cruiser and take off.

 Rapier made it maybe two blocks before he was caught. He now faces additional charges of escape and criminal mischief.

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