Man who escaped from Robertsdale jail captured after pursuit

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SILVERHILL, Ala. (WKRG) — A man who escaped from the Robertsdale City Jail is back in custody.

Authorities from several agencies captured Christian Zachary Gibson after a short pursuit near County Road 49 and Highway 104 in Silverhill Wednesday afternoon.

Another inmate alerted officers after the escape. Investigators say Gibson ran to RVs Unlimited and stole a UTV. They say he then went to Loxley and stole a car. That’s when deputies spotted him and began chasing him.

Gibson was jailed on minor offenses but will now face additional charges.

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