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REPORTS: One Wagoner County Jail escapees captured, other missing

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UPDATE: Tulsa area media outlets are reporting that Wagoner County Jail escapee Larry Cotton has been captured, Mickey Staggs still missing.

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) _ Authorities in Wagoner County say two inmates escaped from the county jail after overpowering a guard and locking him in a cell.

Sheriff Bob Colbert says the jailbreak happened at about 9 p.m. Monday. He says 38-year-old Mickey Staggs and 25-year-old Larry Cotton took the jailer's keys after locking him up.

The jailer wasn't seriously injured.

Cotton was awaiting trial on several charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle and endangering others while attempting to elude police officers.

Staggs was also awaiting trial on weapons charges and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Authorities say deputies have found the men's shoes and one set of clothing but the inmates remain at large.

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