Man who escaped from jail in Ohio captured by Sarasota deputies

Man who escaped from jail in Ohio captured by Sarasota deputies
Christopher William Tolle

VENICE, FL (WWSB) - A man who escaped from a jail in Ohio was captured Thursday by deputies with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

Early Thursday morning, police in Venice were investigating a vehicle theft when the occupants fled on foot. Three out of the four were captured and the fourth was identified as 30-year-old Christopher William Tolle.

Tolle escaped from Adams County Jail in Ohio. He has a history of burglary and theft. Though not known to have a history of violence, police issued an alert to the public to be on the lookout for Tolle.

A few hours later, police say deputies with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office took Tolle into custody.

No further details are available at this time.

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