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Break over: Prisoner caught after 2 yrs.

March 26, 2008 11:10:53 AM PDT
A man who had been on the run for nearly two years since escaping jail is behind bars again Wednesday morning. Robert Carlos Cruz, along with Rene Chavez and seven others, broke out of a jail in Blythe in June 2006.

While the others were captured, Cruz remained at large. He had originally been awaiting trial on an attempted murder charge.

The FBI received a tip earlier this month that Cruz was hiding out in Mexico.

Working with Mexican authorities, Cruz was arrested two nights ago without incident in Mexicali.

 

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