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UPDATE: Confidential Tip Leads to Capture of Belmont County Fugitive

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BELMONT COUNTY - An escaped inmate was back behind bars in Belmont County on Monday thanks to a tip from a confidential source.

Justin Baxter, 28, was found and arrested on Sunday afternoon. Officer Michael Duplaga of the Bridgeport Police Department said that he was informed by a confidential source that Baxter was hiding out at a house in Bridgeport and would be leaving soon.  Authorities surrounded the area, pulled him from the back seat of a car where he was hiding, and arrested him near Super Dave's Auto.

Baxter is being held at the Belmont County Jail on his original charges of possession of heroin and now, escape charges.