A razor wire fence was broken when a Texas prison inmate David Puckett escaped. He was in custody Tuesday in Omaha, Neb., six days.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said that U.S. Marshals captured Puckett Tuesday night at the apartment of a female friend.
Puckett jumped from a second-story window in an unsuccessful attempt to elude the marshals, was injured by the razor wire fence, the TDCJ said.
The female friend, who wasn’t identified, was also taken into custody, the TDCJ said.
Puckett is believed to have suffered cuts and wounds to his upper body while scaling the razor wire fence during his escape Wednesday evening from the Stiles Unit in Beaumont.
Puckett was serving 30 years for aggravated assault of a police officer in Lavaca County, about midway between Houston and Corpus Christi.
Razor wire fence is fence combination of chain link fence, welded fence, razor mesh with concertina razor wire.