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Escaped inmate identified

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Okla_The Oklahoma Department of Corrections confirms the escaped inmate out of Jefferson county is 25 year old Joshua Nelson. At last check he remained un-captured.


Nelson allegedly escaped around 5:30 Friday morning, and forced two Jefferson County schools to go on immediate lockdown.

The department of corrections describes Nelson as a 25-year-old man with brown hair, 175 pounds, and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall. 

If you have any information about his whereabouts contact the Fugitive Apprehension Unit toll free at (866)363-1119.


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