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Authorities looking for escaped Kansas inmate


October 19, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a work crew in Topeka.

The Shawnee County Department of Corrections says 27-year-old Brian Andrew Worrell ran away Wednesday on his first day with that crew.

Maj. Tim Phelps. Worrell told the Topeka Capital-Journal that Worrell is not thought to be an active threat to any member of the public.

Worrell was part of a community work crew was helping with code compliance work. Worrell ran away when the crew supervisor began taking photos of the work. The remaining inmates were then secured.

He had been booked in...

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