Update: Tuscumbia jail escapees recaptured

Left: Scott Boyd , Right: Victor King
Left: Scott Boyd , Right: Victor King(Tuscumbia Police Department)
Published: Nov. 12, 2021 at 7:16 PM CST
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TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WAFF) - Two inmates who escaped from the city jail Friday afternoon have been recaptured by Tusccumbia authorities.

According to Police Chief Tony Logan, Scott Boyd and Victor King both escaped the jail around 3:45 p.m. after pushing past a corrections officer.

Police say Boyd was in jail for failure to appear warrants. He was recaptured Friday night around 7:40 p.m., according to Chief Logan.

King, who was in jail for a controlled substance crime, was recaptured around 8:30 p.m. He is described as a black male, 5′11′ and 225 pounds.

Boyd was captured by the Tuscumbia Special Operations Group in Tuscumbia and King was also captured by Tuscumbia Special Operations Group in Muscle Shoals.

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