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Fugitive rape suspect sought after escape at LR courthouse

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:31 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat Gazette/JEFF MITCHELL - 08/252014 - A Pulaski County Sheriff deputy talks on the radio after finding a piece of clothing from an escaped prisoner in downtown Little Rock, August 25, 2014. The county inmate escaped at the Pulaski County courthouse during a routine prisoner transfer.

Arkansas Democrat Gazette/JEFF MITCHELL - 08/252014 - A Pulaski County Sheriff deputy talks on the radio after finding a piece of clothing from an escaped prisoner in downtown Little Rock, August 25, 2014. The county inmate escaped at the Pulaski County courthouse during a routine prisoner transfer.

Scores of law enforcement officials swarmed the Fourche Creek area of Little Rock throughout Monday in search of a rape suspect who slipped his handcuffs and evaded captors while en route to a morning court date.

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