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One of Two Escaped Inmates Back Behind Bars

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PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, OK -- One of the two inmates who escaped from the Pushmataha County Jail is back in custody.

The sheriff's office says that 30-year-old Michael Avery was arrested Monday night in Choctaw County, one mile north of Highway 70 on Highway 271.   
     
Avery and 30-year-old Clayton Scraper escaped the Pushmataha County jail on Sunday night.
     
The sheriff's office says the men took off their orange jumpsuits and ran into a wooded area wearing their white t-shirts and boxer shorts.

The sheriff says the two men overpowered an employee to escape.
       
Scraper is still on the run.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Pushmataha County Sheriff's Office at (580) 298-2475.