Denver authorities say deputy accused of helping dangerous inmate escape from downtown jail

The sheriff's department in Denver says a deputy has been arrested after he was accused of helping a fugitive who left the county jail wearing a deputy's uniform.

The deputy was identified as Matthew Andrews, a two-year veteran of the department. He's accused of assisting the escape, a class-three felony. Andrews was arrested Monday at Denver police headquarters.

According to the Denver Post ( ), 24-year-old Felix Trujillo was being held on aggravated robbery charges when he escaped Sunday night.


Information from: The Denver Post,