Two Van Zandt County Inmates Who Escaped Are Captured

Two inmates who escaped from the Van Zandt County jail, are back in custody this afternoon.   Officials say on Friday night, Kenneth Wyatt, 29, and Casey Housewright, 26, pried the exit door latch at the minimum security building.  The two were later captured about 25 miles away at the Walmart in Athens.  The men were arraigned on $250,000 bonds. They face a charge of escape, a third-degree felony.

Oralia Ortega, Reporting.