Jacob Martin

Brigitte Bruyere

(KDKZ-TV) Authorities say the girlfriend of an escaped inmate has been arrested for helping in the escape.

23-year-old Brigitte Bruyere, of Cuba, was wanted for questioning in the escape of inmate Jacob Martin.

Martin walked away from a Missouri Department of Transportation work site last week.  He was recaptured on Sunday in Eureka.

Authorities got a tip of where Bruyere may be heading.  Officers spotted her and a chase ensued.  Spike strips were then set up, which disabled Bruyere’s car.  She was then arrested.

Bruyere is being held at the Franklin County Detention Facility for other charges, as well as resisting arrest and traffic violations.

Martin is back in the Potosi Correctional Center.

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