UPDATE: Escaped inmate taken into custody in St. Louis

Updated at 4:45 p.m. on May 1, 2018

UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- DCC Offender Anthony Stephenson has been taken into custody in St. Louis, Missouri.

Stephenson had been on the run for two weeks after escaping from a Department of Corrections vehicle on the north side of Milwaukee.


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Department of Corrections Offender Anthony Stephenson has escaped from DOC Custody while being transported. 

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and the Milwaukee Police Department are currently investigating.

Milwaukee Police confirm that they are searching the area of 9th and Atkinson.

Stephenson is described as a black male, 22-years-old, 5'8, 155 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Stephenson is asked to contact law enforcement.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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