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WATCH: Tennessee inmate’s attempted escape caught on camera

He was caught 30 minutes later

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee inmate was caught on video running across a Knoxville parking lot while attempting to escape an officer.

Jason Hale was fleeing from an officer while on his way to a medical center, prompting a chase by dozens of officers and K-9 units.

Hale was caught 30 minutes later, but not before a woman whipped out her phone to record the excitement.