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Inmate escapes; bitten by K-9 dog

Antwan Criswell (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Antwan Criswell (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County inmate escaped Tuesday morning, but was caught after he was bit by a K-9 unit.

Antwan Criswell, 28, ran away from the Reading Road facility around 8:15 a.m. He was captured by the K-9 unit about a half hour later in a building nearby.

Criswell was being held on drug trafficking charges, and is now charged with escape.

He was transported to University Hospital for treatment after the dog bite, but was moved to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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