Escaped Inmate Recaptured Outside Pico Youth & Family Center In Santa Monica

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014, 8:47:00 AM

Brenton Garen

Christopher Lee Brown, 37, was recaptured in Santa Monica on Wednesday night.
Courtesy of Alhambra Police Department
Christopher Lee Brown, 37, was recaptured in Santa Monica on Wednesday night.

An escaped inmate was arrested outside the Pico Youth & Family Center on Wednesday night “without incident,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Times reports that Christopher Lee Brown, 37, escaped March 12 from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles

The Times said Brown was taken into custody by Santa Monica police after being identified by an informant outside the PYFC; he was later transported back to the facility he had escaped from where he will face new charges.

Brown had been sentenced to four years, eight months in jail on felony burglary charges for stealing computers from a medical center, The Times reported.

SMPD Sgt. Jay Moroso confirmed the arrest was made at 9:20 pm Wednesday in the 2000 block of Lincoln Boulevard.

The LASD Sheriff's Inmate Information Center listed Brown's booking at 1:23 am in downtown L.A.

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