Inmate escapes from transport van in Phoenix
PHOENIX — An inmate being taken to another site escaped from a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office transport van early Wednesday morning, triggering a manhunt.
The sheriff’s office said Michael Hoffman, 25, kicked out a window of the van and got out near 35th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road.
He was captured about 1 p.m. in Avondale.
No other details were immediately available.