Woman who escaped Portsmouth police custody caught in Chesapeake


Angela L Young

UPDATES (2/26/20) — Portsmouth police announced Wednesday that Angela Young was apprehended without incident in Chesapeake.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police are looking for a 45-year-old woman who escaped custody midday Thursday.

Police say 45-year-old Angela L. Young was in police custody at the headquarters around 11:30 a.m. waiting to be processed on a warrant for alleged probation violation when she escaped.

Police say Young was sitting in the holding room when she removed her handcuffs and fleed on foot.

She is now charged with felony escape without force.

Anyone who has seen Young should contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online.

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