Washington County man escapes from custody

January 20, 2008 7:59:56 PM PST
Around 6:30 pm Sunday, Tobias Johnson was being escorted from the Magistrate's office to the jail when he assaulted a deputy and escaped.

Johnson ran down several flights of stairs and broke through a plate glass window.

Johnson was wearing handcuffs at the time of escape. He was last seen wearing a black T-Shirt, red shorts, white socks and white sneakers.

He was arrested on multiple felony warrants including robbery with a dangerous weapon and attempted murder.

He should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information, please contact the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 252-793-2422.