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Fargo police arrest escaped inmate

January 4, 2019

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say they’ve arrested an escaped jail inmate from Clay County, Minnesota.

Authorities say the 29-year-old inmate ditched a work detail in Moorhead and fled on foot into Fargo Thursday afternoon. A citizen called police when the inmate, still in orange jail clothing, was seen running in downtown Fargo. An officer found the inmate and arrested him at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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