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Authorities Search For Inmate Who Escaped From McAlester Correctional Center

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Officers are searching for a man who escaped from a McAlester correctional center.

According to reports, just after 3:30 Monday afternoon Ronald G. Thomas, 37, escaped from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center.

They said Thomas then ran into a white pickup that was waiting for him.

According to records, Thomas was in prison for theft-related convictions.

Another escapee, 44-year-old Jerry Hobbs who was reported missing from the William S. Key Correctional Facility in Fort Supply, Oklahoma, has been apprehended. He was found Monday afternoon in a wooded area near the facility. When officers approached him, he reportedly ran into a lake and officers had to pull him out.

Hobbs was in prison for drug charges including possession of methamphetamine.

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