Escaped Starke Co. inmate captured in Hendricks Co.

An inmate has been apprehended near Indianapolis after escaping near Starke Hospital in Knox.


The Starke County inmate, Bradley Smith, 32, was captured about eight hours after news of his escape was released to the public.  The public was warned not to try and apprehend Smith.


Smith was being held at the Starke County Jail on charges of battery or battery by bodily waste against a public safety official, resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct.




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