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Vinita police searching for escaped convict

Posted at 7:41 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 20:41:03-04

The Vinita Police Department says a convict has escaped from the Northeast Oklahoma Corrections Center in Vinita.

Police say they are searching for Ricky Bauders, who was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and orange pants.

According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections web site, Bauders is currently serving a 4-year sentence for second-degree burglary.

If you see Bauders, you are asked to call 911.

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