On December 7th 2016, a 34 year old male was arrested earlier for vehicle tampering, was being treated for injuries he sustained prior to be arrested by Joplin Officers. When the subject was being escorted to the transport vehicle by detention staff, he was able to escape custody just before 5 pm.
Around 1845 hours the subject was located and taken back into custody. His name is not being released as this time pending formal charges to be filed for Tampering with Motor Vehicle and Escaping Confinement.
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