Jail Escapee Caught

According to Newton County Sheriff Jackie Knight, 62-year-old Robert Coleman was taken into custody Thursday morning about four miles outside Decatur.

Knight says Coleman was spotted around 7:30 a.m. by a deputy. He says Coleman was walking along McKee Road.

We're told that he was arrested without incident. Coleman escaped from the recreation area at the jail around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. He was in jail on charges for aggravated assault. He will now also face escape charges.


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