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WICHITA, Kan. -- Escaped convict Jimmy Reed was captured today 10 miles north of Winfield.
Reed walked away from the minimal security prison in Winfield. He was discovered missing by guards Saturday morning. He was captured by Kansas Department of Correction Agents and Cowley County Sheriff Deputies at 4:54 p.m. without incident.
Reed was convicted of misdemeanor domestic battery and felony sexual battery.
Winfield Correctional Facility houses 550 inmates. It is a minimal security facility with no fence barricades.