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Hopkinsville inmate captured after foot chase

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Posted at 10:07 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 09:05:39-04

HOPKINSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After spending days on the run, an escapee from Hopkinsville, Kentucky was taken into custody.

Officials said 22-year-old Calvin Jermaine Merritt Jr. escaped Tuesday night.

Police found Merritt at a home on Cypress Street Friday morning, and was able to catch him after a short foot pursuit.

No additional details were available.