Video: Hamilton County inmate tries to escape courthouse


    Surveillance video shows Jeffrey Hope run out of a holding cell at the Hamilton County Courthouse then race off down a hallway as he tries to escape. (WKRC)

    CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A Hamilton County inmate made a break for freedom, and it's all caught on camera.

    Surveillance video shows Jeffrey Hope run out of a holding cell at the Hamilton County Courthouse then race off down a hallway. Several deputies gave chase and even drew their tasers as Hope ran, looking for a way out.

    Hope's attempt was all for naught, however. Deputies caught him and put him in handcuffs. He was still struggling with them as they put him in a cell.

    Hope was facing criminal trespassing and theft charges. Now he's charged with escape.


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