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Escapee Captured in Louisville

An image of Skyler Wheeler(Campbellsburg, KY) -Skyler Wheeler was captured at approximately 3:00 am on Wednesday, June 4 by Louisville Metro Police responding to a report of an attempted auto theft.

In addition to the charges stemming from his arrest on May 5, 2003 for Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, Kidnapping, Robbery 1st, Assault 4th, Assault 3rd Criminal Mischief 1st and Theft, Wheeler now faces new charges of attempted theft by unlawful taking, carrying a concealed weapon and giving false information. 

He was armed at the time of his capture by Louisville Metro Police, but was taken into custody without any resistance.

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