CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say two inmates who escaped from a minimum security halfway house in Concord have been captured.
Forty-five-year-old Jonathan Conrad Ellinger and 42-year-old Dale Wayne Clark were reported missing from the transitional housing facility around 9 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say another inmate told staffers they left through a window.
State police said Sunday they received tips that the inmates had stolen a pickup truck from a local business. Investigators located the vehicle before it crossed into Vermont.
The two have been taken back to the state prison. They’ll be charged with escape, theft of a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.
Ellinger was serving a 3- to 6-year sentence for armed robbery and Clark was serving a 1- to 5-year sentence for theft.