UPDATE: 2 ‘armed and dangerous’ Ga. inmates captured after knocking out deputy, escaping

JENKINS COUNTY, Ga. — Two juvenile Georgia inmates knocked a deputy unconscious with his own gun before escaping have been captured, according to the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office.

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The juveniles escaped around Highway 56 and Knight Road in Burke County, which is south of Augusta.

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office has identified them as Corinthian Newton, 15, and Brandon Davis, 14.


Deputies said that Newton and Davis were able to get a gun from Jenkins County Deputy Milo Perry.

They then pistol-whipped Perry and knocked him out. They also shot in Perry’s direction but he was not injured.

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Perry has been taken to the hospital. His condition has not been released.

It’s unclear where the inmates and Perry were when they escaped or where they were recaptured.

People in the area are asked to lock their doors and call 911 if they see anyone suspicious.