A prisoner escaped from the custody of Oneida County Corrections Officers Friday afternoon while leaving the City of Utica lockup.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office 25-year old Rahiem Bradford of Utica was taken back into custody a short time later in the area of Spring and Huntington Streets by members of the Utica Police Department.

Bradford was facing a charge of grand larceny.  He's now facing a new charge of escape.

Bradford is being held in the Oneida County Jail without bail.

Oneida County Sheriff's Office