Liberty County Jail Escapees Recaptured

Close up of metal handcuffs

Close up of metal handcuffs

Two men who escaped from the Liberty County Jail are back in custody. The Liberty County Sheriff's office says 27-year-old Chance Hunt and 44-year-old Clay Harvey escaped early Tuesday morning. They were captured later on in the afternoon in San Jacinto County. Hunt is charged with car theft, and Harvey faces drug charges. They are believed to have had outside help. The Texas Rangers joined the sheriff's office in the search for the men.

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