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UPDATE: Raleigh County, WV escapee has been captured

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West Virginia Division of Corrections says that Frank R. Smith, 27, who escaped Tuesday morning just berfore 4:00 a.m. has been captured. 

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Authorities in Raleigh County, WV are looking for an escapee from the Beckley Correctional Center.

Frank R. Smith, 27, escaped Tuesday morning just before 4:00 a.m.

Smith is 5'11", weighs 175 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes, according to a release from the West Virginia Division of Corrections.  He also has several tattoos.

Smith was serving a one to three years for a felony out of Cabell County, WV.

If you see Smith, you're asked to call your local police.