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UPDATE: Man who escaped from Lincoln County Jail back in custody

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WELLSTON, Okla. – Officials in Lincoln County say they have apprehended a man who escaped from a local jail.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, authorities say Robert Snelson escaped from the Lincoln County Jail.

He was seen around 8th and Blaine behind the Presbyterian Church. He was wearing a dark gray or blue t-shirt with white and yellow lettering and blue jeans.

Authorities say Snelson was barefoot at the time.

Several hours later, officials reported that Snelson has been apprehended and is back in custody.