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Escaped inmate captured in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- An inmate who escaped police custody while being treated at St. Louis University Hospital was located and arrested by St. Louis Police Tuesday night.

Officers said Deangelo Johnson, 26, escaped from their custody late Monday evening while outside SLU Hospital. He was wearing chains around his ankle and waist, but managed to get away. At the time, he was in the custody of Missouri Department of Corrections officers.

St. Loius Police located Johnson at a family member's residence in the 7800 block of Minnesota on Tuesday evening. 

Johnson was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m. without incident. He was originally being held on burglary charges, but police have not outlined what charges he may face after his escape.

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