LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An inmate has been recaptured after authorities say he walked away from custody at the Jefferson County Hall of Justice.

According to a news release from Louisville Metro Corrections, 26-year-old Kyle Boyd was being transferred from Louisville Metro Corrections to the Hall of Justice for enrollment in the Home Incarceration Program. 

Previously, Boyd had been arrested on a bench warrant on charges of third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking.

Authorities say Boyd left the Hall of Justice before his HIP enrollment was completed. After leaving, he allegedly stole a motor vehicle a few blocks away from the Hall of Justice.  He was recaptured a few hours after his escape.

Boyd now faces additional charges of felony vehicle theft and felony escape. He is now being held in Louisville Metro Corrections. 

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