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KSP Post 2 Escapee Apprehended in Central City

Date of News Release: 03/26/2013

Anthony Wayne Hunt

Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) -- On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Trooper Jacob Fortney conducted a traffic stop in Central City on a vehicle in which Anthony W. Hunt, the escaped inmate, was a passenger. Mr. Hunt was taken into custody without incident and was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center. He was charged with Escape in the 2nd Degree.

The Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department and Greenville Police Department assisted on the scene.

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Muhlenberg County Detention Escapee Investigation

Date of News Release: 03/26/2013

(Muhlenberg County) -- At 3:50 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call from the Muhlenberg County Detention Center advising that Anthony Wayne Hunt had walked away from the Opportunity Center while on work release from the Muhlenberg County Detention Center. Hunt's jail issued orange jumpsuit was found in the bathroom of the Opportunity Center. Hunt is a 27 year old white male. He has brown hair, blue eyes and is approximately 5'09" and 211 lbs. He is believed to be wearing a green hoodie, gray sweatpants, and brown boots. Hunt is from the Bremen/Sacramento area. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Hunt, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-676-3313 or 1-800-222-5555.

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