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Escaped Lawrence County inmate captured

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LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An escaped inmate from Lawrence County has now been captured. It happened just about 7:00am.

According to the undersheriff in Lawrence County, someone spotted Danny Joe Reid, walking along Highway 184 in Lincoln County Thursday morning.  Lincoln County deputies responded to the tip and arrested him without incident.

The sheriff says Reid was cutting the grass at the jail when a woman drove by and picked him up Wednesday. They were later spotted and Reid fled into the woods.

Reid was serving time on drug and burglary charges.

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