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Update: Escaped Centreville Prisoner Back in Custody

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Alex Christopher Finnerty (Photo: Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office) Alex Christopher Finnerty (Photo: Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office)
CENTREVILLE, Md. - The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office says a prisoner who escaped custody Friday afternoon as he was being returned to the Queen Anne's County Detention Center, is back in custody. 

The Sheriff's office says 20-year-old Alex Christopher Finnerty escaped while wearing a navy blue jumpsuit. He is 5'3" and weighs 165 pounds. The Sheriff's office says Finnerty was handcuffed when he escaped. Officials say Finnerty is charged with burglary and theft charges.

Authorities say schools in the immediate area were locked down for safety. 


Just before 5 p.m., the Sheriff's Office tweeted out saying Finnerty was back in custody, but no further details were released.

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