Union Escapee Captured

Speedwell, Union County (WVLT) – He may have ran, but he didn't run far enough.

Union County officials say 18-year-old Timothy W. Houston escaped from his police escort at the Union County Courthouse. But authorities say he Houston was re-captured just after 4:00.

Officials say 18-year-old Timothy W. Houston was being held on a theft of property charge and drug possession.

No word yet if Houston faces additional charges in association with his escape attempt.

We'll have the latest as it becomes available.