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Escaped Convict Caught After 7 Days of Freedom

Posted May 27, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Seven days of freedom are over for an escaped convict.

The Henderson County Jail inmate escaped last Tuesday from a transport van while it was stopped at a gas station. Since his escape, officers say the inmate stole several cars and broke into a Cleveland County home.

The escapee was arrested Monday night after he was spotted driving another stolen car.