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Man who fled courthouse still partially handcuffed now in custody

CUSTER COUNTY – Authorities in Washita and Custer County say a man who fled the courthouse while still in handcuffs is now in custody Wednesday night.

Gavino Hernandez was to be kicked out of the drug court but then took off from the courthouse earlier in the afternoon.

Hernandez had fled in a red Ford Focus, and that’s when officials released a Be On Look Out alert.

He was still partially handcuffed when he ran.