Christian Co. Jail escapee back in custody

Hopkinsville police located and arrested the inmate that walked away from a work release for the Christian County Jail Friday.

According to Christian County Jailer Brad Boyd, 41-year old John Neal was located at Hopkinsville Community College and was quickly brought back into custody by HPD.

According to a news release from KSP, Neal walked away while working at the Pioneers on South Main Street in Hopkinsville.

Neal was incarcerated for probation violations and now faces an additional charges of second-degree escape, which is a class D felony.