Freedom for Thomas Lee Williams apparently lasted about 90 minutes. Democrats are probably hoping he had a chance to vote…
A Philadelphia man’s freedom from the Westmoreland County Prison on Tuesday was short-lived.
Moments after Thomas Lee Williams, 36, was released from the Hempfield jail at about 6:15 p.m., police said he attacked a West Leechburg woman in the parking lot, took her sport-utility vehicle and fled with her 1-year-old grandson in the back seat.
Williams crashed 2 miles away in Youngwood about 15 minutes later, ran into a wooded area and was eventually apprehended, according to county Park Police Chief Kirk Nolan.
Williams was back behind bars Wednesday on $250,000 bail.
Investigators will be examining surveillance video from outside the prison Wednesday. It appears the victims and suspect did not know each other, but authorities are continuing to investigate, Nolan said.
“As far as we know…
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