Escapee from Hot Spring County jail captured in Malvern

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MALVERN, Ark. (AP) — A man who escaped the Hot Spring County jail by overpowering a jailer has been captured in Malvern.


Arkansas Department of Community Correction spokeswoman Dina Tyler says 27-year-old Aaron Singleton was arrested Thursday in Malvern and returned to the jail.

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Singleton was being held on battery and false imprisonment charges when he overpowered the jailer and escaped about 11 a.m. Sunday.
The jailer was treated at a hospital for what were called minor injuries to his hand and back.