Details released from Tuscaloosa arrest of Noxubee County inmate

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WCBI) – More details come to light surrounding the arrest of an escaped inmate in Tuscaloosa.

Kevin G. Rush, 37, was arrested in Tuscaloosa following a police pursuit and crash this morning.

Kevin Rush

An investigator with the Tuscaloosa Police says he noticed Rush driving a stolen car around 9 am.

After a chase, Rush crashed the vehicle and fled on foot, reportedly holding two victims at knife-point.

Police later arrested Rush in the backyard and charged him with Receiving Stolen Property, Attempting to Elude, Burglary, among a handful of other charges.

His total bond in Alabama was set at $107,000.

According to Noxubee County Sheriff, Terry Grassaree, Rush fled law enforcement custody while out on work detail on Wednesday.

Around the time Rush took off, a grey colored Chrysler 300, was stolen from Earl Nash Elementary School.

He will be returned to Parchman Penitentiary in Jackson.

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