Two males who have been thought of armed and harmful after escaping a Tennessee jail have been apprehended in Southern Florida on Sunday, authorities mentioned.
Robert Lee Brown and Christopher Osteen have been captured by the Broward County Sheriff’s Workplace and the U.S. Marshals Service after fleeing jail and tying up two males earlier than driving off with their automobiles, in line with the Henry County Sheriff’s Workplace in Tennessee.
Brown and Osteen have been inside a stolen decide up after they have been discovered at about 8 p.m., in line with Florida’s Local10 Information.
Each males fled on foot and have been apprehended shortly after.
It was unclear how the boys escaped on Friday morning however a short while later they kidnapped a person from a ship ramp on the Mississippi River and took off together with his automobile.
“From statements made by the sufferer, who was blindfolded, it was believed that one other automobile had been taken by the escapees at an unknown location,” the Henry County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.
The lads discovered their second sufferer in Paris, Tenn. later Friday evening and tied him up earlier than stealing his 2009 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.
Brown, 36, had been serving an 18-year sentence for aggravated rape. Osteen, 34, had been serving an eight-year sentence for housebreaking, reckless aggravated assault and theft.
They have been each being housed by the Tennessee Division of Corrections on Sunday evening.