Tennessee inmate arrested in Illinois a week after escape

Published 10:40 am Tuesday, September 8, 2020

DYERSBURG (AP) — A man who escaped from a Tennessee jail along with another inmate has been arrested in Illinois, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
Michael Bolden and Antoine Thomas overpowered a correctional officer at the Dyer County Jail on Aug. 30, took the officer’s keys and scaled a fence to flee. The officer was treated at a hospital for injuries.
Bolden was arrested without incident Friday night by the U.S. Marshals Service in Rock Island, Ill., the Marshals Service said in a news release.
Thomas was taken into custody Aug. 31 in Dyersburg. He was treated for injuries sustained during the escape and returned to jail.

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