Man who escaped Kansas prison arrested in Missouri

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LANSING, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities say a 36-year-old inmate who escaped from a northeast Kansas prison has been captured. 

KMBC reports that Cal Henry Green III was arrested in Independence, Missouri, at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Prison officials said he stole a camo-painted state dump truck when he left the grounds on Monday. 

The truck was later found abandoned in Kansas City, Kansas. 

Green was a minimum custody inmate serving time for an aggravated battery charge out of Wyandotte County.


Law enforcement continue to search for an inmate who escaped from a Kansas prison on Monday. 

Lansing Correctional Facility officials said that 36-year-old Cal Henry Green III stole a camo-painted state dump truck during his escape. The local police department said the vehicle was later found abandoned in Kansas City, Kansas. 

Green is black, stands 5-foot-4, weighs 196 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes. Lansing police consider him dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911. 

Kansas Department of Corrections records show Green is a minimum custody inmate serving time for an aggravated battery charge out of Wyandotte County. He's been incarcerated for that conviction since October of 2014.

Green has a long criminal record in Wyandotte County, including convictions for theft, burglary, fleeing to avoid arrest and forgery.

Schools in Lansing were locked down following his escape.  

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