VIDEO: Woman attempts to escape jail waiting area, tears down ceiling

A woman who was a prisoner in the Montgomery County Jail attempted to escape from a waiting area. Her efforts were caught on camera.

DAYTON — Surveillance video captured an inmate attempting to escape the Montgomery County Jail through the ceiling.

Jessica Boomershine, 42, was in jail after she and another man were accused of breaking into a house and assaulting and 85-year-old man in Miamisburg.

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In the video, Boomershine is seen using a chair to attempt to climb into the ceiling in the jail waiting area.

She was awaiting a court appearance on Jan. 21.

Boomershine comes crashing to the floor, bringing part of the ceiling with her, when several deputies come in to grab her.

She now faces additional charges of escape and destruction of property.