FULTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A man is back in custody after he left a Fulton County, Kentucky courtroom before the jury could deliver his guilty verdict.
Monyal Smith had a jury trial on Friday, January 27 for felony and misdemeanor charges for second-degree assault.
The sheriff's office said before the jury came out and delivered his guilty verdict, he had left the courtroom.
The Fulton County Police Department got a tip that Smith was at a home on Fairview street.
When officers from the police department and Fulton County Sheriff's Department went to the home, they found Smith hiding under a pile of clothes.
He faces a new charge of failure to appear before a jury trial.
A woman, Tara Wilkinson, was arrested at the home as well. She faces a charge of hindering apprehension.
Smith made a court appearance in Fulton County Circuit Court on Feb. 10. He's due back in court in March.