Police: Inmate Hid In Laundry Basket To Escape

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  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico inmate has been captured after he escaped from jail by hiding in a laundry basket.

    Officials say 28-year-old Kevin Matthew Perkins packed himself in the basket on Monday to get away from the Metropolitan Detention Center. Authorities say the laundry basket was headed to another facility.

    When an officer opened a truck door, officials say Perkins jumped out of the basket and ran.

    Albuquerque police later received a breaking and entering call at an assisted living complex. That’s where they found broken glass from a window and followed a trail of blood that led to Perkins.

    Court records show Perkins is in jail on several charges, including robbery and credit card fraud.

    It was not known if he had an attorney.

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