Inmate back in custody after escape from Van Buren County Jail

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VAN BUREN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – An inmate who escaped from the Van Buren County jail on Saturday morning was captured.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported 28-year-old Gary Blankenship was back in the custody of Van Buren County deputies on Saturday afternoon.

No additional details about the escape have been released.