Inmate escaped from Prairie County Jail now back in custody

PRAIRIE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- Richard Lee Long was captured and is back in custody.



The Prairie County Jail is searching for an escaped inmate.

Saturday morning, Richard Lee Long escaped the Prairie County Jail in Des Arc. According to Sheriff Rick Hickman, Long managed to squeeze through one fence and climb another one.

Long is wearing either jail pants and a white t-shirt or boxers and a white t-shirt. He is originally from Benton, but was living in Hazen at the time of his arrest.

Long was in jail for third degree domestic battery.

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