Muhlenberg County inmate escaped and captured in less than two hours

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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (WBKO) -- Just after 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Kentucky State Police say an inmate from Muhlenberg County Detention Center had escaped.

Officials say Nicholas Barbre, 25 of Greenville, fled from a back door of the detention center in the direction of Pritchett Drive. Barbre was located on that street by A Deputy Jailer around 5:30 p.m. and taken back into custody.

Barbre was initially in jail on drug related charges, and is now also charged with Escape 2nd.

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