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UPDATE: Man who escaped Elkins Police back in custody

Officials with the City of Elkins confirmed to 5 News that Justin Wamsley is now back in custody.
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Justin Wamsley(Facebook: Elkins City Hall)
Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 2:46 PM EST
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - UPDATED STORY (1/13/2022 @ 4:37 p.m.)

Officials with the City of Elkins confirmed to 5 News that Justin Wamsley is now back in custody.

ORIGINAL STORY (1/13/2022 @ 2:46 p.m.)

Officials are asking people to be on the lookout for an individual who escaped from custody on Thursday.

The man pictured, Justin Wamsley, escaped from custody at the Randolph County Magistrate Office on Randolph Avenue Thursday afternoon, according to an Elkins City Hall Facebook post.

The post says Wamsley is handcuffed and wearing a camouflage jacket.

Officials are asking for anyone who sees Wamsley to call 911.

You can view the Facebook post below from Elkins City Hall.

**Update 4:34 p.m.** Thank you for your tips. Mr. Wamsley is now in custody. =============================== Please...

Posted by Elkins City Hall on Thursday, January 13, 2022

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department also posted about this on Facebook.

If you see Justin Wamsley call 911. He is wanted by the Elkins Police Department

Posted by Randolph County Sheriff’s Office - WV on Thursday, January 13, 2022

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