Eugene Martinez: Escaped sex offender caught after allegedly committing new crimes

Update: Earlier this month, we told you about the escape of convicted sex offender Eugene Martinez from Denver police headquarters; he'd been handcuffed to a bench but managed to slip his bonds. See our previous coverage below.

Now, Martinez has been taken into custody once again, but not before allegedly committing a new round of crimes, including sex assault, attempted assault and burglary.

Look below for the latest.

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