Courthouse Escapee Still on the Run

Right now a search is underway for an escapee in Bath County.

Officials tell us the suspect escaped from the Bath County Courthouse at around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Police have identified him as Roy D. Robbins, a fugitive from Ohio.

He was arrested in Bath County, where he has family. Police say he was brought in for writing bad checks.

The escape happened while Robbins was set to be transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

He is believed to be in handcuffs and may have been spotted at a park in Bath County.

Several schools in Bath County were put on lock down as a precaution, but children were allowed to leave at the regularly scheduled end of the school day.

Police have a helicopter up in the air, helping them search for Robbins.

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