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Columbia Correctional escaped inmates now in custody

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Posted at 6:13 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 11:29:56-04

COLUMBIA COUNTY — Residents of Columbia County were being asked to stay inside after inmates escaped from a correctional facility.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said two inmates escaped from the Columbia Correctional Institution Thursday morning.

The inmates are now in custody, according to the Rockford Police Department.

They arrived at a shelter in Rockford looking for food when they were recognized.

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