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CAPTURED! One Winfield Prison Escapee Back in Custody

Winfield inmate Frank Crutchfield, who was recaptured this morning in Wichita.One of two inmates who escaped from the Winfield Correctional Facility over the weekend is now back in custody.  Between 9:30 and 10:00 o'clock this (WED) morning, 48-year-old Frank Crutchfield was arrested by Wichita Police officers at a residence in Wichita.  According to officials with the Enforcement Apprehension and Investigations (EAI) unit of the Kansas Department of Corrections, a tip to Crimestoppers alerted authorities to Crutchfield’s whereabouts. EAI officers are transporting Crutchfield back to the Winfield Correctional Facility where he will be interviewed. 

Winfield inmate Robert Cook remains at large.Still missing is 52-year-old inmate Robert Cook. 

Both men escaped from the Winfield prison Saturday afternoon in a state-owned truck.  The vehicle was found abandoned Sunday morning about 15 miles north of Winfield.  It's believed that the two then stole a City of Douglass vehicle described as a dark blue 2006 GMC Sierra with a Kansas license tag of 74914. The truck also has “City of Douglass” on a door on each side, a brush guard on the front, yellow caution lights on top, and two side mounted tool boxes in the rear.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Robert Cook or the vehicle is encouraged to contact law enforcement officials.



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