Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Alice Springs Court House yesterday.
Jonah Mitchell (pictured), 18-years-old, jumped from the dock and escaped through the front doors of the court house during proceedings around 11am.
Corrections officers pursued the man on foot who ran into the Todd River. He was last seen on the corner of Wills and Sturt Terrace.
Jonah is described as being a 185cm tall man, with a tanned complexion, slim build and has a brown goatee and and shoulder length wavy brown hair.
UPDATE 11.40am January 20
Police say they have arrested Mitchell who was hiding in a house in Ciccone and charged him with one count of escape custody.