BELLEVUE, Wash. - A jail inmate in shackles who escaped outside the Bellevue District Court four weeks ago is back in custody.
KOMO reports Bellevue police say 21-year-old Windell Downs was arrested Friday.
Police are still looking for his girlfriend who is suspected of driving him away Jan. 31 as he ran off.
Downs had been held on robbery and theft charges.
Police said one officer was transporting two inmates to court and when Downs ran, the officer had to stay with the remaining prisoner.
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