Handcuffed man who escaped Pitt Co. courthouse turns himself in

Brian Allen May Jr (Pitt County Sheriff's Office photo)

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A handcuffed man who ran from a courtroom last week turned himself in Tuesday night.

Brian Allen May Jr. left the Pitt County Courthouse while in handcuffs and may have made his way to Ohio. Officials said they made contact with him by phone and convinced him to return to Greenville and turn himself in. May is charged with resisting a public officer, misdemeanor escape local jail, non-support of a child and misdemeanor larceny. He was booked under a $5,000 bond.