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Inmate who escaped from Cross Co. Jail in custody, Sheriff says

Bryan Baldwin (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Department) Bryan Baldwin (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Department)
WYNNE, AR (KAIT) -

According to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, a man who escaped from the Cross County jail Friday is now back in custody. 

Sheriff J.R. Smith said authorities got information around 7 a.m. Sunday about the possible whereabouts of Bryan Baldwin.

Cross County deputies and Wynne police went to a home in the 800-block of Block Street and found Baldwin hiding in the attic. 

Smith said Baldwin fell through the ceiling onto the floor as he was being arrested. 

Baldwin was taken to Cross Ridge Hospital in Wynne to be treated. 

In the post, Smith said the search for Baldwin was an example of law enforcement agencies working together. 

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