2013 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 10 - ARRESTS.
Section 15-10-9 - Rearrest after escape or rescue.
If a person arrested escapes or is rescued, he may be immediately pursued by the officer or person in whose custody he was and retaken at any time and in any place in the state. If such officer or person is refused admittance, after notice of his intention, he may break open an outer or inner door or window of a dwelling house in order to retake the person so escaping or rescued.(Code 1852, §453; Code 1867, §4002; Code 1876, §4672; Code 1886, §4269; Code 1896, §5218; Code 1907, §6277; Code 1923, §3271; Code 1940, T. 15, §162.)
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