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Suspect in Crawford County police shooting escapes from Twin Valley Behavioral Health Hospital

 Jacob Davidson
Crawford County Sherrif's Department
Jacob Davidson escaped from the Twin Valley Behavioral Health Hospital in Columbus.

A suspect in a police shootout in Crawford County in November has escaped from Twin Valley Behavioral Health Hospital on West Broad Street.

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office reports 38-year-old Jacob Davidson was being held in their jail on a $2 million bond before he was transferred to the hospital on December 20. Davidson pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

The sheriff's office said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Davidson is described as a white man, about 5'11" and 160 pounds. He was last seen with a large beard, wearing a red flannel shirt, blue sweatpants and black Velcro tennis shoes. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Debbie Holmes has worked at WOSU News since 2009. She has hosted All Things Considered, since May 2021. Prior to that she was the host of Morning Edition and a reporter.