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Man who allegedly walked away from Jefferson County Jail captured

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Jul 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-23 17:10:25-04

UPDATE: A man who allegedly walked away from the Jefferson County Jail Friday was captured Saturday, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Richard Trivethick, who was in jail for failing to appear in court on traffic-related offenses, will now face an additional charge of escape, the sheriff's office said.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A 37-year-old man walked away from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Friday and authorities are now searching for him.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Richard Trevithick was in custody for failure to appear for driving under revocation, failure to appear for driving under restraint, and theft.

He was last seen boarding the light rail at 12:25 p.m., the sheriff's office said.

Trevithick is described as a white male standing about 5 feet and 11 inches tall and weighing 280 pounds. He is bald.

At the time, he was wearing blue jeans, a white shirt, and no shoes.

No other details were immediately available.