Taylor County inmate escapes, apprehended 1 hour later

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The man accused of escaping from the Taylor County Jail on Saturday evening is now back behind bars. 

Harvey Stegman, 32, escaped from the jail at about 8:06 p.m., Saturday, the Taylor County Sheriff's Office said. 

About one hour later, the Sheriff's Office said he was apprehended in the area of South 11th Street and Treadaway Boulevard. 

Stegman was in jail on a charge of Criminal Trespass. Jail records show Stegmen has been in the Taylor County Jail five times in the last year. The records show he has a Lamesa, Texas, address.

Additional charges are now pending, the Sheriff's Office said. 

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