Hitching a ride out of prison? Armed robber Jody Thompson uses his charm and persuasion to land a prized job in the metal and furniture shop. Thompson then uses opportunism and nerve to hide in a furniture delivery truck, which drives him past guards out the prison gates. While Thompson is on the run, police track him down and engage in a high-speed car chase. Within minutes Thompson breaks into a home, steals a car and escapes. Three months later, Thompson is found in Las Vegas and captured.