Entire Incident Lasts Only Around 10 Minutes, According To Police:
Darren Doyle, story:
Brownsville Police has reported that an inmate who escaped from the Edmonson County Courthouse today was apprehended soon after headed near the Brownsville City Park.
Police said that around 4:30pm this afternoon, Edmonson County Dispatch alerted all officers to be on the lookout for Michael Snyder, 21, of Rineyville, Ky, who had fled on foot from the jailer's custody while outside the courthouse.
According to police, Snyder ran north on Washington Street, where Edmonson County Sheriff special deputies responded immediately. Brownsville Police arrived soon afterwards and were reportedly directed by concerned citizens toward the city park, who said they had witnessed Snyder fleeing in that direction.
Police also said that Snyder was seen coming out of the bushes near the home of District 2 Constable when he was tackled by the constable and a sheriff's deputy. All other units arrived in the area shortly after.
Snyder was arrested and charged with Escape 3rd Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police on foot 2nd degree, and Resisting Arrest.
Police said the entire incident lasted around 10 minutes.
Snyder was transported back to the courthouse, where he then requested medical attention due to claims of sustaining injuries during his escape and apprehension. Edmonson County EMS transported Snyder to Twin Lakes Medical Center in Leitchfield where he was treated and released back into police custody. Snyder was then transported back to Hardin County Detention Center where he was previously being held on charges of Flagrant non-support and Theft by unlawful taking or disposition-auto, $500 or more but less than $10,000.