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Okla. County Sheriff's Office: Escaped inmate back in custody

OCSO Detention investigators captured escaped inmate Paul Thompson on Sunday, April 7, 2019 (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)  04-07-19.jpg
OCSO Detention investigators captured escaped inmate Paul Thompson on Sunday, April 7, 2019 (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office){ }

Sunday afternoon detention investigators of the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) took Paul Thompson into custody.

Thompson was an inmate in the county jail with trustee status when he walked a on Saturday afternoon. An OCSO spokesperson reports Thompson was taken into custody near NW 23rd St. and Meridian Ave. after a short foot pursuit.

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Thompson was returned to the county jail and is now facing a felony charge of escape from custody. The investigation into the escape is continuing.
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Original article:

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office is reporting a trustee inmate has walked away from the county jail Saturday afternoon.

The inmate is identified as Paul Joshua Thompson, 23, who had been arrested on March 31st on a misdemeanor charge of concealing stolen property.

According to a sheriff's spokesperson "Inmate Trustees are low level offenders who are afforded privileges to work in and around the facility."

Thompson is being sought for escape from custody and anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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