Inmate attempts to escape while en route to LA

March 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno County Sheriff's Deputies say an inmate escaped from custody for a short time Saturday.

Staff members from a treatment facility in Los Angeles picked up Hollis Priest and were heading back to LA when he asked to use the restroom.

Authorities say they stopped at a Jack in the Box at Highways 99 and 43 near Selma when Priest jumped out of the car and took off.

Deputies found him a short time later near a Home Depot. He's now back in jail on multiple charges including burglary, vehicle theft, and escape.