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Oklahoma escape captured in Missouri after manhunt

 

October 4, 2018



NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have captured an escaped Oklahoma prisoner who wrecked a stolen truck in Missouri before fleeing on foot.

The Newton County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Walter Blount was arrested Wednesday morning. He was among three suspects who were caught with stolen items a week ago, more than 200 miles away in Moore, Oklahoma, at the scene of a car break-in. Police there say he managed to dive through the window of a patrol car and steal a bike and then a truck.

He came to the attention of Missouri authorities Tuesday after they say he used stolen credi...



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