ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) — Coffee County Sheriff Dave Sutton identifies the escapee as Antonio Pouncey.
Sutton says Pouncey was in drug court, and failed a drug test.
Deputies were in the process of arresting him when he broke away and ran.
Authorities in Enterprise are on the lookout for an escapee from the Coffee County Courthouse.
A BOLO was issued for a man who ran from the courthouse about 11:15 this morning.
Police and sheriff’s deputies converged on the area and began searching for him.
The escapee is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a burgundy top, black shorts and no shoes.
Chief Deputy Ronnie Whitworth says the man was in a courtroom and deputies were trying to arrest him when he broke free and ran.