New charges filed against man accused of escaping from downtown Houston jail

July 23, 2013 4:53:09 PM PDT
A man who took off in handcuffs as Houston police were trying to book him downtown now faces felony escape charges.

The suspect, first identified by his alias of Jonathon Richmond, was on the run for about two hours before he was captured along Buffalo Bayou. Police now confirm the man's real name is Timothy Sonnier.

In addition to the new escape charges, Sonnier also has warrants for larceny, aggravated robbery and injury to a child.

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