Inmate escapes jail cell using milk carton, plastic spoon

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BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — An inmate in Blair County prison is now facing additional charges for an escape attempt by using a milk carton and plastic spoon.

Police say 39-year-old David Snyder used the milk carton to fill the locking mechanism to his cell and the plastic spoon to pop the door open. Multiple officers caught Snyder in the act and yelled for him to go back in his cell; which he did.

Snyder was originally arrested on November 12th for a protection from abuse violation and transported to the prison for arraignment. He is now facing new charges that include escape, procuring implements of escape, criminal mischief, and damage to property.

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