ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 28-year-old man who climbed a fence and escaped Friday from the Anchorage jail has been arrested.
Anchorage television station KTUU (http://bit.ly/1EhdhoZ) reports Kevin Tuckfield was taken into custody after an attempted carjacking on Lake Otis Parkway.
Police in a release say Tuckfield after escaping approached a woman at a car wash, implied he had a gun and tried pushing her into her car.
The woman fought back and screamed, and after a scuffle, was able to flee.
A 16-year-old boy driving a truck heard the woman and followed Tuckfield. Police say the teen helped direct them to a wooded area where Tuckfield was arrested.
Tuckfield had pleaded guilty to sexual assault and robbery in a September 2008 case.
Online court records Sunday say new charges are pending.
Information from: KTUU-TV, http://www.ktuu.com
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