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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.

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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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