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§ 18.2-478. Escape from jail or custody by force or violence without setting fire to jail.


If any person lawfully imprisoned in jail and not tried or sentenced on a criminal offense escapes from jail by force or violence, other than by setting fire thereto or if any person lawfully in the custody of any police officer on a charge of criminal offense escapes from such custody by force or violence, he shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony.


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Virginia Code: Crimes and Offenses