Police look for escaped inmate

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

WARSAW, KY (FOX19) - The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is looking for an inmate who escaped from custody on Tuesday.

Police say they were transporting Joshua Pickett, 19, from Kenton County back to Gallatin County so he could face charges of burglary in Gallatin County Court.

When the suspect was taken out of the transport vehicle, he swung at the deputy and ran. A foot pursuit ensued, but the suspect got away.

Pickett's last know address on East 16th Street in Covington. He is described as six foot tall, 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He will face additional charges if captured.

If you see him, call police.