Woman accused of trying to escape from Montgomery County Jail

Ben Gorenstein
Created: November 20, 2020 04:57 PM

An Amsterdam woman serving time in the Montgomery County Jail is facing new charges.

Kristi Roy, 31, is accused of trying to escape.

Montgomery County Sheriff Jeffrey Smith says it happened Wednesday while she was out of the jail at a medical appointment.

He said a corrections officer was slightly injured trying to keep her from getting away.

Roy was not injured in the scuffle.

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