UPDATE: Two inmates escape from Troup Co. Jail, one captured

VIDEO: Two inmates escape from Troup Co. Jail late Wednesday evening
28-year-old Eric Bell was taken into custody on Hamilton Rd. in LaGrange. (Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office)
28-year-old Eric Bell was taken into custody on Hamilton Rd. in LaGrange. (Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office)

TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - Two inmates have escaped from the Troup County Jail.

They were discovered missing from the jail around 8:00 a.m. on Aug. 16.

Surveillance footage revealed Thomas Christopher Cuddington and Eric Calvin Bell escaped at 10:59 p.m. on Aug. 15.

The inmates were seen climbing down a drain pipe on the front of the Troup County Sheriff's Office and run up Sam Walker Dr. toward Hamilton Rd.

28-year-old Bell was taken into custody on Hamilton Rd. in LaGrange

An active search for Cuddington is still underway.

28-year-old Cuddington is described as being five feet, eight inches and weighing 150 pounds with a last known address in Warm Springs.

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to Cuddington's arrest.

Anyone who comes into contact with these individuals is asked to call 911.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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