Prisoner escapes Montgomery County Jail

Prisoner escapes Montgomery County Jail

Authorities are looking for Britt Chadvurn Privatte, a prisoner who escaped from the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday afternoon.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 17, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 18 at 6:03 PM

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Authorities are looking for Britt Chadvurn Privatte, a prisoner who escaped from the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Dan Norris with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said officers discovered that Privatte was missing around 1 p.m. and began an immediate search of the exterior and surrounding areas of the jail.

Privatte, 40, was last seen in the recreation yard of the facility, Norris said. It is believed that he scaled the wall and broke through the fencing to the roof.

The prisoner should be considered dangerous, Norris said. He had been arrested by the Houston Police Department on Jan. 7 along with two other suspects in connection with a bank robbery in the Kingwood area.

Privatte is charged with four counts of aggravated robbery, escape while arrested, burglary of a habitation and order of arrest in connection with four different cases in three counties.

Anyone with information on Privatte's whereabouts, please call 936-760-5800 (Option 3).

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