KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — An inmate is back in custody after he escaped a Kyle facility Monday morning, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirmed to KXAN.
The inmate escaped from the Kyle Correctional Center located off Interstate 35 on Feb. 14. Management & Training Corporation, who manages the unit, said the inmate climbed the facility’s fence just before 9 a.m. during outdoor recreation.
The inmate was identified by M&TC as Patrick Sweeney, 28. Sweeney was found at a nearby restaurant just a few minutes later, the company confirmed.
Sweeney was returned to the unit and will be transferred to another one. He will face additional criminal charges, M&TC said.
The facility did go on lockdown at the time, per protocol.
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