- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 8, 2017

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Alabama corrections officials say an inmate who escaped this week has been found in Texas.

A statement from the Alabama Department of Corrections’ Investigations and Intelligence Division says 40-year-old Michael Parker was captured in Refugio, Texas during a traffic stop around midnight on Tuesday morning. No other details were provided.

The statement says Parker escaped on Sunday from a work release center in Decatur.

He is serving a 17-year sentence for a 2011 conviction for robbery in the first degree. Authorities say Parker will face new charges for the escape.


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