Hocking County Prisoner Briefly Escapes

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A suspect in a recent theft made a brief getaway from a prisoner lineup on Tuesday.

Hocking County Sheriff’s officials said that while Levi Koch was in the bathroom, he picked the leg shackles with a paperclip and flushed it down the toilet.
After returning to the prisoner line, he took off running.

Koch is now facing escape charges after trying to flee.

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