Walnut Grove Inmate Caught in Texas


An inmate assigned to the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility who escaped in Lauderdale County last week has been captured in Texas after a five-day manhunt.  The Miss. Department of Corrections says Ryan Young was taken into custody Monday in Port Arthur without incident.  Young escaped after a court hearing in Meridian Wednesday.   Police say he stole a truck in Mississippi and a car in Louisiana before being cornered in Port Arthur.  He was serving 40 years for crimes including burglary and grand larceny.

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