An inmate who escaped from the Mac Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown was apprehended by authorities Tuesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.
Robert Jackson, 28, was unaccounted for during the 8:30 p.m. bed count Monday, said state Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie. The minimum security units of Mac Alford are not surrounded by a security wall or fence, and Jackson walked away between inmate counts, Massie said.
Jackson was taken into custody about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at a residence in the 1800 block of Homa Street by Oklahoma City police and state Corrections Department officers, Massie said.
Massie could not provide further details regarding the residence or how Jackson got from Stringtown to Oklahoma City.
Jackson was serving time for concealing stolen property, eluding an officer and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was due for release in 2019.
He had been written up for several infractions while serving time in the Oklahoma prison system, including possession of a cellphone and making verbal threats.