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Sheriff: Inmate stabs sheriff's deputy, escapes
DETROIT (AP) - A sheriff says an inmate briefly took a deputy hostage and stabbed another while escaping from a downtown Detroit courthouse.
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon tells the Detroit Free Press that the inmate escaped Monday morning from a courtroom. Napoleon says the injured deputy was stabbed in the neck and was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital for treatment.
A message seeking information from Napoleon's office was left by The Associated Press.
The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice was closed while dozens of police and sheriff's officials responded to the area to look for the inmate.