Police capture prisoner who escaped courthouse in Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA (WHDH) - Police captured an inmate who escaped from a courthouse in Framingham on Friday.

Police said Christian James Horne, 28, escaped from Framingham District Court just after 4:30 p.m. Minutes earlier, he appeared before a judge on domestic assault and battery charges.

Horne was tracked down after an extensive search of the area. He was caught and arrested on Arsenal Road about an hour later. Police said he still had his handcuffs on.

The Massachusetts State Police assisted local police and the Middlesex County Sheriff’s office with the search. A K-9 unit was also called to the scene.

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