Woman arrested after briefly escaping from Hunt County Courthouse

Greenville – An arrest has been made following a brief escape from the Hunt County Courthouse. Tina McCassland of Greenville briefly escaped Sheriff's Office custody Thursday morning as she was being transported from a district courtroom to the Hunt County Jail. She attempted to grab onto a passing vehicle on Stonewall Street, but the driver of the vehicle then stopped and the woman fell to the pavement. Greenville police apprehended McCassland about five minutes following her escape.

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