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Teen charged as adult for recent Lee County escape

Tah Hudson | Photo: Lee County Jail

A teenager is now charged as an adult in an escape attempt from the Lee County Juvenile Detention last month.

Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:06 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A teenager is now charged as an adult in an escape attempt from the Lee County Juvenile Detention last month.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says Tah Hudson, 17, faces a felony charge of escape.

Hudson and three others are accused of assaulting a corrections officer and escaping on August 30.

RELATED: Juvenile escapees returned to Lee County jail 

All four were captured during the next few hours.

Johnson says he expects the other three to be certified as adults during a hearing next month in Lee County Circuit Court.

Hudson is free on a $1,000 bond.

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