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Inmate on the run from Paducah captured

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**UPDATE: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 5:00 a.m. ** 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An inmate who escaped from the Keaton Correctional Facility in Paducah has been arrested. Louisville Metro Department of Corrections confirms Frankie Lee Higdon was arrested late Monday night. He has been charged with second degree escape.

**ORIGINAL STORY**

PADUCAH, Ky. --- Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Keaton Correctional Facility in Paducah, Kentucky early Saturday morning.

Staff at the facility notified state police at 1:17 a. m. that Frankie Lee Higdon, of Louisville, was discovered missing from the halfway house.

Higdon, 33, was serving time for burglary, tampering with physical evidence, and fleeing and evading police.

He's described as a white male, about 5' 11" tall, brown hair and blue eyes. State police say Higdon was last seen wearing a tan jacket , black pants, and carrying a backpack at the time of his escape.

Anyone with information can call Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721.

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