Francisco Ayala Jr., 25, of West Fargo, used this 1.7-inch-long makeshift key made with a pencil and a wire to undo his wrist and ankle restraints when he escaped from custody at the Cass County Courthouse on Oct. 12, according to investigative reports. Photo special to The Forum
Cass inmate used makeshift key to escape, says he felt like 'kid at Christmastime' as he picked lock of leg irons
An inmate who escaped custody while being escorted to a transport van at the Cass County Courthouse on Oct. 12 used a makeshift key to undo his handcuffs and leg restraints, according to internal investigative reports and the prosecutor.
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