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Potter County Escapee Captured

Free just a few hours.. An inmate who escaped for the Potter County Jail is back in his cell this afternoon.

Potter County officials say 22 year old Gerry Don Smith was found just after midnight in north Amarillo.

Deputies say he was taken back into custody without any problems.

Smith walked away ten hours earlier while he and two other trustees were working.

He was serving time for two misdemeanor charges, and was scheduled to be released from custody within 30 days.

Smith will now face additional charges.

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