Sac County Inmate Scales Jail Wall

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1_mug_Barney_RandySAC COUNTY, Iowa – A burglary suspect is facing more serious charges after he attempted to scale a jail wall.

The Sac County Sheriff’s Office says Randy Barney, 60, was in the exercise area in the Sac County Jail Friday morning when he climbed a fence and barbed wire barrier.

Officials say Barney was apprehended while still on jail property by deputy sheriffs.

The Rockwell City resident received some minor injuries from the barbed wire but didn’t need medical treatment.

Attempted escape is a class D felony.