Update: Man who escaped Bell Co. Detention Center in Custody

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PINEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT)- Update: 2:15

Police confirm Austin Snowden was located and taken into custody.

Police say he was found in the East Jellico area of Bell County.

They were able to find him based on a tip they received.

Original Story

Officials from Pineville 9-11 said Austin Snowden escaped from the Bell County Detention Center on Sunday.

Officials said he stole a vehicle and drove toward Knox County. The vehicle is described as a red and gray 2003 Chevy Silverado with lumber in the bed of the truck.

Police said they believe a weapon is in the vehicle with Snowden.

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