Escaped inmate back in custody

Published 08/30 2013 04:53PM

Updated 09/04 2013 11:30AM

Latest: 10:04 pm, 9/3/13, Tuesday
ROBINSON -- More information is being released about how a fugitive was taken into custody. Police found Jared Carter in Palestine Tuesday afternoon. He'd disappeared from the Robinson Correctional Center Friday.

Carter was stopped by the Palestine Police Chief while walking through town. Carter told the chief, "I'm who you're looking for."

Carter then asked for a drink of water. He was questioned and taken to a maximum security facility.
Update: 5:03 pm, 9/3/13, Tuesday
CRAWFORD COUNTY -- A fugitive has been captured. Police found Jared Carter Tuesday afternoon.

He escaped from the Robinson Correctional Facility Friday. Carter was found in Palestine. He's now in the Crawford County Jail.
Original: 4:53 pm, 8/30/13, Friday
ILLINOIS -- Police are looking for Jared Carter. He escaped from the Robinson Security Center Friday morning. He was serving time for burglary.

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