NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A man in a New Orleans courtroom for a hearing bolted for freedom when a judge ordered him to jail.

The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as Colin Bess Jr.

The Advocate reports ( ) that the 28-year-old man was in court Monday for a bond violation hearing. When a judge ruled Bess in violation of his bond and ordered him to jail, Bess allegedly ran out of the courtroom and out of the courthouse.

The incident happened at 11:30 a.m. Orleans Parish deputies caught him about 15 minutes later as he approached his vehicle, which was parked near the courthouse.
Information from: The Advocate,

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