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UPDATE: Escaped Wood Co. inmate now in custody

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WOOD COUNTY (WAOW) -

Authorities have arrested an escaped inmate from Wood County.

According to Wood County Sheriff Thomas Reichert, Allan Koskela, 42, was taken into custody around 5:15 p.m. Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.

Authorities say Koskela tried using a check at a local business. The clerk told police she thought she recognized him and followed him to an address in Wisconsin Rapids.

The sheriff's department says he was arrested without incident.

He was reported missing Friday afternoon.

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