Police: Inmate walks away during processing, escapes custody

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - On December 21, a Louisville Metro Department of Corrections inmate walked away from custody from the Jefferson County Hall of Justice.


Inmate Kyle Boyd had been transferred by Metro Corrections to the Hall of Justice for enrollment on home incarceration, and officials report Boyd departed before enrollment was completed.


Boyd, a 26-year-old white male, had been arrested on a bench warrant on charges of burglary and theft, both felony charges, according to arrest records.


Shortly after his departure, Boyd allegedly stole a motor vehicle a few blocks from the Hall of Justice, according to Metro Corrections. Boyd faces additional charges, including felony vehicle theft and felony escape.


Metro Police apprehended Boyd a few hours after his escape. 

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