Deputies in Spartanburg County have arrested escaped inmate 52 year old Dennis Paul Elliott. Elliott escaped from the Polk County Detention Center in Columbus, North Carolina Monday night. He was found Tuesday morning when a deputy spotted him in a car on Highway 9 and Bible Church Road. The suspect sped off, ran off the shoulder and flipped his vehicle several times before being ejected. The officer’s car was then involved in a collision with another car, a mother driving her four children to school. The mother and children were treated for minor injuries. The recaptured inmate was taken to the Spartanburg Regional Hospital. No word on the extent of his injuries.
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