Police Capture Inmate Who Escaped From Parkland Hospital

Dallas County sheriff deputies said an inmate who escaped from Parkland Hospital on Thursday was rearrested by deputies on Friday.

Investigators said Alfredo Castro Jr. escaped Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and was last seen walking down Harry Hines Boulevard wearing a white t-shirt and black shorts.

Deputies caught up with Castro at a DART station near Webb Chapel Extension and Bachman Road on Friday. Castro is now facing additional charges and is currently in custody at the Dallas County Jail.

Castro was first arrested by deputies on Thursday on an outstanding warrant for theft of property under $2,000 with two or more previous convictions.

Due to medical issues, Castro was transported to Parkland Hospital and was remotely booked into jail from the hospital.

The Dallas County Sheriff's Department said Castro's previous history does not include any violent offenses in Dallas County.

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