K-9 cop helps take down Humble boot camp escapee

HUMBLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies have arrested a boot camp escapee who went missing on Wednesday evening.

The state prisoner, whose identity has not been released, was last seen near 2300 block of Atascocita Road in Humble.

A DPS helicopter was called to assist in the ground search for the prisoner.

Deputies spotted the man just after 2 a.m. near the North Belt and Wilson Road.

Officers released a K-9 officer, who helped bring down the escapee. He was taken into custody shortly after.

The prisoner was treated for his dog bite, and is now charged with escaping from a correctional facility.

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