COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A rape suspect who broke out of a Missouri jail last month has managed to elude police in northeastern Ohio.
Twenty-three-year-old Brian Adkison, of Columbia, escaped Aug. 10 from the Caldwell County jail. He's wanted in several Missouri counties on charges including the rape and kidnap of a former girlfriend.
Police in the Cleveland suburb of Westlake, Ohio, tell KMIZ-TV in officer tried to question a man identified as Adkison while he slept in a pickup truck around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. The man started to lead police on a chase.
Officers in a nearby town disabled the pickup about 15 minutes later with stop sticks. Adkison ran off and remained at large following an extensive search.
Police say the truck was stolen in West Virginia and had a stolen Pennsylvania plate.
Information from: KMIZ-TV, http://www.kmiz.com
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