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Escapee arrested at Walmart payphone

Freddy Marlowe (Source: Blackburn Correctional Complex) Freddy Marlowe (Source: Blackburn Correctional Complex)

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - After escaping from Blackburn Correctional Complex, a Louisville man has been arrested.

According to police, Freddy Marlowe, 30, escaped Thursday night around 10:00 and then posed as a hitchhiker. He was later arrested at a Georgetown Walmart while using the payphone.

Police said Marlowe told them ‘his mother was sick and he was tired of being held in jail."

Marlowe was in the middles of serving a 13 year sentence for drug charges.

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