Transcript for Derrick Estell, Inmate Who Escaped From Arkansas Prison Back in Custody
Tonight, a real life bonnie and collide pulling off that jail break. A major development in the case. You'll remember these images, the inmate running to escape, the police in hot pursuit. The two on the run for weeks, but tonight their run suddenly cut short. Abc's linsey davis now on the jump to freedom that started it all. Reporter: Derek estelle seen here squatting on the floor on the phone just before jumping on to the counter, slithering through the window and running across the parking lot with police in hot pursuit is tonight finally back in custody. It's hard to tamp or excitement today, but you would have seen jumping up tonight last night, patting each other on the back. Estelle and his girlfriend, who allegedly drove the get-away car, were on the run for 26 days, police hot on their tail, even arresting estelle's mother for her role in the jail break. Last night a tip to arkansas authorities led police to an abandoned home in santa rosa county, florida. Where the couple was hiding out. They were surrounded and arrested without incident. We've taken extra steps to make sure it doesn't happen again. Locking neck nimps on the detention center doors. The sliding window that he was able to get through has now been sealed. Reporter: Their hope now, their houdini like escape will be his last. Thank you. And to the stand-off playing
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