Inmate back in custody after running away from Putnamville Correctional Facility


Christopher Davis (Photo provided by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office)

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UPDATE: The inmate that escaped from the Putnamville Correctional Facility is back in custody.

The Indiana State Police said police found Christopher Davis around 8:15 Friday night sleeping in a pick-up truck in the area of 7100 S. County Road 25 E.

GREENCASTLE, Ind.– Police in Greencastle are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Putnamville Correctional Facility Friday.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says Christopher Lee Davis, 34, is a known violent offender and should be considered dangerous.

He was last seen wearing all yellow. He’s 5’10” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Police say he’s from Scottsburg.

He was last known to be heading southeast from Putnamville Correctional Facility toward I-70.

If you see him, don’t approach him and call 911.

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