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.
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.