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UPDATE: Man who escaped Florida State Hospital grounds captured

Law enforcement officers in Gadsden County are looking for Steven Barnes, who escaped from the...
Law enforcement officers in Gadsden County are looking for Steven Barnes, who escaped from the Florida State Hospital on Sunday, the City of Chattahoochee says.(City of Chattahoochee)
Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 10:39 AM EDT
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CHATTAHOOCHEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Law enforcement officers have captured a man who escaped from the Florida State Hospital grounds on Sunday, the City of Chattahoochee says. Steven Barnes was captured in Jackson County around 10:30 a.m., the city’s Facebook post says.

According to the city, Steven Barnes is the man who escaped from the grounds on Sunday. Barnes is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing around 150 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair and is white.

The city’s Facebook post indicates Barnes is 30 years old.

Law enforcement in the area issued an alert to residents to be on the lookout for Barnes, the city says.

“If you see him, call 9-1-1 immediately so he can be taken back into custody,” the city wrote on Facebook.

**He has been found. Thank you for your help in spreading the word! ‼️ Local law enforcement is issuing an alert to...

Posted by City of Chattahoochee on Monday, June 14, 2021

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