Man who escaped medical facility back in custody - CBS46 News

Man who escaped medical facility back in custody

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Source: Snellville Police Department Source: Snellville Police Department

A man who was taken to a Gwinnett County medical facility after he was tased by police during an arrest and eventually escaped is back in police custody.

Kevin Dawkins, 27, of Snellville, was arrested for cocaine possession and was tased by police after becoming combative in an incident that happened on September 3. As a result, Dawkins was taken to Eastside Medical Center in Snellville after going in and out of consciousness.

While at the hospital, Dawkins escaped and was being sought by police. He was captured on Friday.

He's facing escape charges as well as possession of a schedule II drug (cocaine) and obstruction.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to contact the Snellville Police Department at 770-513-5700.

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