LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — UPDATE: Singleton was captured without incident just before 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7. He was found alone in an apartment on Sulphur Springs Road in Malvern. He is back in Hot Spring County Jail and will face charges for escaping and assault.
ORIGINAL: Hot Spring County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped from jail on Sunday morning.
According to the sheriff’s office, 27-year-old Aaron Singleton, of Malvern, overpowered a jailer to escape around 11 a.m.
The jailer was taken to a local hospital for his injuries. Singleton was wearing an orange jumpsuit when he escaped, but deputies found his shoes and jumpsuit while searching for him.
The Malvern Police Department confirmed that they are working with Hot Spring County to capture Singleton.
The Sheriff's Department is asking anyone with information about Singleton to call 911 or local law enforcement. A $500 reward has been issued for information leading to his apprehension.
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