LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A Leavenworth jail employee is recovering after being injured when a suspect tried to escape custody.
Sarah Cape, 33, of Lansing, Kansas, was arrested on drug charges at a Leavenworth County motel last month.
According to court documents jail employees moved Cape from the Leavenworth County Justice Center when she tried to escape.
A jail employee ran after her and fell. As the officer fell, she hit her hand on a trashcan, injuring herself. Other officers took Cape into custody before she escaped the building.
Cape entered no contest pleas to drug charges and trying to escape from custody.