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Avoyelles trusty escapes; recaptured within hours

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A trusty at the Avoyelles Parish Detention Center walked off a job Tuesday morning. Within a few hours, he was recaptured without incident at a Bunkie motel, a spokesman for the sheriff's office said. 

Rondrikus Fulton was serving two years for a probation violation and for failure to register as a sex offender. He was working in the kitchen when he escaped, the spokesman said. 

Fulton was booked on an additional charge of simple escape, the spokesman said. 

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