An East Texas jail inmate who fled while being treated at a hospital for a hand injury has been caught hiding in a dishwasher at an apartment.
Jasper County jail records show 20-year-old Wesley Evans of Silsbee was being held Friday on multiple charges following his day on the run.
Sheriff Mitchel Newman says Evans was arrested March 8 on charges of aggravated robbery, auto theft and arson. He fled on Tuesday after being taken to CHRISTUS Jasper Memorial Hospital. Investigators say Evans was captured Wednesday in a unit at his girlfriend's apartment complex.
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Jail records show Evans also faces charges of escape and assault causing bodily injury.
No attorney was listed to speak for Evans, whose bond was set at $172,500.
Jasper is 125 miles northeast of Houston.