Inmate that escaped DOC vehicle captured in St. Louis

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have captured an escaped Wisconsin convict in Missouri.

Anthony Stephenson escaped from a vehicle while he was being transported through Milwaukee's north side on April 17. Wisconsin Department of Corrections spokesman Tristan Cook issued a one-sentence email on Tuesday afternoon saying Stephenson had been "apprehended" in St. Louis.

Cook didn't immediately respond to emails Tuesday seeking details on when or how Stephenson was caught and whether there was a struggle.

Cook declined to comment on April 17 when asked how Stephenson escaped in Milwaukee. He didn't immediately respond to an email asking again how Stephenson escaped.

Stephenson was sentenced to three years in prison and three years on supervised release in 2014 after he was convicted of theft.

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