Authorities catch Texas man who escaped custody by climbing down hospital scaffolding | KWKT


BRYAN, Texas (KXAN) — A Brazos County inmate who escaped Brazos County Sheriff’s custody Monday in a Bryan hospital Monday has been captured.

Deputies say they found 19-year-old Cody Rowley Wednesday afternoon around 4:15 pm near the 2400 block of Central Avenue in North Zulch after a brief foot chase.

The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office said Cody Rowley, 19, climbed down scaffolding after getting out an unlocked window on the second floor of the hospital around 8:45 pm Once deputies figured out Rowle escaped, they used drones, helicopters and dogs to try to find him. As of Tuesday morning, he hasn’t been caught.

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Rowley was being held on misdemeanor charges and BCSO doesn’t consider him a danger to the public.