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Escaped inmate from Lansing Correctional Facility arrested in Independence

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 17:23:33-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Thursday, Jan. 10 | Police captured Green in Independence, Missouri Thursday at a residence. Green was arrested by corrections agents and U.S. Marshals without incident. He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

EARLIER | A minimum-security inmate escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility Monday.

The Lansing Police Department said on Facebook the inmate, identified as Cal Henry Green, III, left the facility without permission driving a green "Army" dump truck. Officials said the vehicle was found abandoned Monday evening at 92nd and Parallel in Kansas City, Kansas.

Green, 36, is described as a black male, 5'4" 196 pounds with brown hair. He was wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt when he was last seen.

He was serving time in connection to an aggravated battery in Wyandotte County.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.