Henry County

Suspect who escaped from hospital in Henry County captured in Atlanta, deputies say

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Henry County Sheriff’s Office deputies have captured a felony shoplifting suspect who escaped at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

The sheriff’s office said the suspect, identified as Quasha Harris, escaped custody around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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She walked away towards Rock Quarry Road. She was later arrested in Atlanta Tuesday night.

“This is a situation that should not have happened. Ms. Harris came into court to face charges and quickly became a fugitive of the law and is now at risk of facing some real time. I don’t know why people think they can get around the law and escape custody without being held accountable,” Sheriff Reginald B. Scandrett said.

Harris now faces an escape charge and other charges are pending. Deputies say Harris’ mother is also in custody potentially facing obstruction charges.


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