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Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in Florida

June 8, 2019

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — An inmate who escaped from an Arkansas prison has been captured in Florida.

Santa Rosa County sheriff’s officials say they found 46-year-old Christopher Baggett sleeping under some palm trees along Interstate 10 on Saturday morning. Deputies surrounded him and then woke him up.

According to a press release, Baggett stole a car in Arkansas that authorities found in the area where he was sleeping.

He was taken to the county jail.

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