Robert Terrell, 36, is back in custody with the Kansas Department of Corrections as of noon on Sunday, according to a Facebook post by Cowley County Emergency Corrections. He escaped from a Kansas prison on Friday — just three days after he arrived, officials previously said.
A man convicted of raping a child in Sedgwick County has escaped from a Kansas prison three days after he arrived, officials said.
Robert Terrell jumped a fence on the west side of the Winfield Correctional Facility at around 8:50 p.m. on Friday, Cowley County Emergency Communications said in a Facebook post.
Terrell, 36, was described as a 5-foot-5, 154-pound white man with red hair. Officials ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911.
He was convicted of raping a child younger than 14 in a 2002 offense, Kansas Department of Corrections records show. Terrell was in Sedgwick County on parole in June when he absconded.
Terrell was arrested on suspicion of a parole violation in the 5700 block of South Emporia on July 3 by Department of Corrections officials, Sedgwick County Jail records show.
He was moved to the Winfield Correctional Facility on Wednesday, Department of Corrections records show.