UPDATED: FOUND – Starke County Inmate Escapes Custody

As of 3:00 p.m. CT Bradley Smith was in police custody

UPDATE: Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin Reports the suspect was located in Hendricks County.

A Starke County inmate escaped custody Tuesday morning.

Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin says 32-year-old Bradley Smith was transported to Starke Hospital in Knox for treatment for seizures.  After he was treated and his release was approved, Smith said he had to use the restroom.  As he was being handcuffed, he ran out of the emergency room. 

Smith is described as 5’8” tall, 184 pounds, red hair and blue eyes, with tattoos on both sides of his neck, chest and arms.  He was last seen wearing orange pants with no shirt. 

If you see Smith, call police immediately and do not approach him. 

Smith was incarcerated at the end of June on felony charges of disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement and battery by bodily waste.