UPDATE: Mack Alford escapee back in custody

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

STRINGTOWN, OK -- An escapee from the Mack Alford Correctional center was captured after about four hours on the run Friday.

The Atoka County Sheriff's Office says 52-year old Larry Roberts was apprehended just after 5:00 Friday evening.

DOC officials said Roberts walked off the property around 1:00 earlier in the afternoon.

He has a lengthy criminal history including assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

Roberts was the fifth escapee from the facility since May.

The Sheriff's Office could not release any more information about his capture.

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