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Criminal escapes from hospital

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59News has confirmed that a prisoner who was being treated at Tazewell Community Hospital on Wednesday night did escape from custody.  The escape lead to a lockdown at the hospitals and the nearby YMCA.

The prisoner reportedly ran off in handcuffs toward the Gratton area.  He was caught not long after the escape.