Cross-Dressing Escapee Recaptured

An inmate who escaped from a Georgia deputy during a restroom break is back behind bars.

Holt is in the Florida Panhandle About 35-miles northeast of pensacola.

33-year-old Eugene Smith, also known as Clifford Eugene Baker, is charged with escape, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer and grand theft auto.

Smith was being taken from Texas to Georgia on identity fraud charges on Wednesday.

During a stop at Brown's grocery store, Smith sprayed the deputy with pepper spray, grabbed his keys and took off in the patrol car.

Smith was re-arrested after he was spotted walking near Highway 90.


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