Man accused of slipping out of handcuffs, leaving courthouse
BATON ROUGE - Authorities have arrested a man following a Monday incident at the courthouse in Baton Rouge.
According to the arrest report, Demetrius Dorty was remanded by a judge. He was in court Monday to answer for a bench warrant.
While in custody, Dorty slipped out of his handcuffs and left the courthouse. Authorities apprehended him several blocks away.
Dorty was arrested and charged with simple escape.
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