Police: Escaped Prison Inmate Captured


Pennsylvania State Police say the inmate who escaped from the Greene County Prison over the weekend is back in custody.

Waylon Hanlan, 27, was spotted by a helicopter in Greene County, Tuesday night. After a short chase, police caught up to, and arrested him.

Police say Hanlan escaped through a fenced in area of the prison Sunday night and ran into the woods, where his sister was reportedly waiting in a car.

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Hanlan’s sister is facing charges for helping him.

Hanlan had been in Greene County Prison since December 11th for a probation violation after being originally charged of fleeing, eluding, and simple assault.

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