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A man featured on 59News Fugitive File earlier this year, remains on the run.

Teddy Schmelter, 36, is wanted by Raleigh County Sheriff's deputies on felony escape charges.

He was on home confinement, but walked away on Tuesday, May 29.

Schmelter was originally charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

Deputies say he is about 5-feet, 9-inches tall and 170 pounds.

Schmelter has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on Schmelter's whereabouts is asked to contact the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department, or call Crime Stoppers at 304-255-STOP.