Kona woman caught trying to escape from courthouse

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A woman faces an escape charge after an unsuccessful attempt to run from a Kona courthouse.

It happened at around 11 a.m.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Cheyanne Collins was in a holding cage outside District Court and managed to squeeze out through a small space in the locked double gate.

Within minutes, deputy sheriffs captured her in the parking lot without incident.

Collins was wearing handcuffs and leg shackles.

She was transported to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center where she is being held on $2,000 bond for an unrelated case.

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