Ohio store workers: Escaped inmate used phone, covered up mug shot and was tackled by customer

  • by: KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 5, 2013 - 3:35 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An escaped prison inmate used the phone at a small general store and bought an iced tea and a lighter at a counter where his mug shot was displayed before a customer tackled him, ending a daylong search in a matter of minutes, store workers said Friday.

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