TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WTVA) - An escapee from Noxubee County is accused of holding two people at knifepoint just before his capture in Alabama.
Kevin G. Rush, 36, did not return to his work detail on Wednesday, April 11 in Noxubee County. He was captured on Friday, April 13 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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Rush was spotted in Tuscaloosa Friday driving a vehicle believed to be stolen from Mississippi. A chase followed, ending with Rush crashing the vehicle on 29th Avenue in Tuscaloosa.
Police say he fled the scene on foot and kicked in the back door of a nearby residence. Police say he held two people at knifepoint.
After making contact with Rush, police say he led them on a short foot pursuit. He was then taken into custody.
In Tuscaloosa, he's charged with:
- One count of receiving stolen property
- Attempting to elude officers
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Obstructing justice using a false ID
- One count of burglary