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SLO County inmate accused of trying to escape deputies at hospital

Inmate Escape attempt
Deputies say Ashley Moss tried to get away at a hospital in January.

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- A San Luis Obispo County Jail inmate accused of trying to escape custody in a hospital is facing a new charge.

The Sheriff’s Office says deputies took 30-year-old Ashley Moss to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center after complaining of a nose bleed on January 9.

While there, they say she tried to get away by escaping through a ceiling panel in the restroom.

Deputies found Moss right away, about five feet from the removed ceiling tile.

They say she was taken right back into custody.

Moss faces a new charge for trying to escape.

The suspect was first taken into custody on January 3rd by Atascadero police on burglary, grand theft, and criminal conspiracy charges.

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