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Escaped Inmate Caught Within the Hour

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YAKIMA--An inmate from the Yakima County Jail delayed his hearing Thursday morning when he escaped on his way to court.

It happened on West Ahtanum Road in Union Gap around 8 a.m. Thursday.

Police found him hiding at home on the 700 block of South Seventh Avenue in Yakima within an hour.

Now he's facing escape charges, along with his previous charges.

The inmate's name is not being released.