Escaped inmate in Grayson County quickly located and detained

Andrew Pruitt

At approximately 7:20 pm on Feb. 10, 2019, Grayson County inmate Andrew Pruitt, a 23-year-old white male, escaped from the Low-Risk Detention Center at the North Texas Regional Airport. He was wearing an orange jail uniform and no shoes. A perimeter was quickly set up around the facility with the assistance of multiple law enforcement agencies. He was located about 10:30 pm still inside of the perimeter area.

Grayson County, in a press release, thanked local agencies that assisted including Denison PD, Pottsboro PD, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Gunter PD, Texas DPS, Grayson College PD, Southmayd PD, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice K-9 Tracking Team.

Pruitt is currently in the Grayson County Jail in downtown Sherman. Escape while Arrested/Confined will be added to his current charges. The investigation is still ongoing.