UPDATE - Escaped inmate arrested and is in custody.
The Licking County Sheriff’s Office wants citizens to be on the alert for an escaped inmate.
38-year-old Jacob Davidson escaped Thursday night from the Twin Valley Behavioral Health Hospital in Columbus.
Davidson was transferred to the facility December 20. He was indicted for felonious assault, discharging a firearm on or near a prohibited premises, disrupting public services and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle after shooting incidents involving Crawford and Morrow Counties.
Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said Davidson is also a suspect in Licking County for firing upon and damaging a public utilities station. He was known to have resided in a home on Sinkey Road in Hartford Township in Licking County.
Sheriff Thorp said if anyone sees Davidson to call 911 immediately as he’s considered armed and dangerous.