Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 14, 2013

Inmate captured after escaping from Bluefield magistrate court custody

BLUEFIELD — A suspect who attempted to escape just before 11 a.m. from the Bluefield Magistrate Office was caught about two minutes after he fled.

The suspect, who was wearing shackles, was found soon after he fled, according to a dispatcher with Mercer County 911.

For more about the escape attempt, read Saturday’s Daily Telegraph or visit


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