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Escaped prisoner puts scare in Havre

Suspect apprehended after two-hour search

A prisoner on the loose in Havre Tuesday fled into the city's downtown area, prompting a lockdown of schools and other public buildings.

Police were notified at 11:22 a.m. that Gabriel Arkinson, who faces multiple charges including attempted homicide, escaped from Fort Belknap Indian Reservation authorities as he was being transported from the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

The prisoner was handcuffed and shackled at the time.

He was apprehended a little more than two hours later.

Jason Barkus, Havre's assistant police chief, said Arkinson, 29, took flight at 1st Street and 6th Avenue, travel...


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