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Haywood Co. deputies find escaped inmate

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Alan Beck  (Courtesy: Haywood County Sheriff’s Office) Alan Beck (Courtesy: Haywood County Sheriff’s Office)
CLYDE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies with the Haywood County Sheriff's Office said jail inmate Alan Beck was taken into custody after he escaped from work detail Saturday morning.

Deputies said Beck, 41, walked away from the county's Materials Recovery Facility in Clyde between 8 and 10:30 a.m.

Deputies said Beck was last seen sweeping the floors of the main building.

Beck had been in custody since Jan. 13 on a warrant for failure to pay approximately $1,200 in past-due child support, deputies said.

Deputies said that he was found in a motel in Newport, TN, around 7:45 p.m. They said he was taken to the Cocke County, TN, jail to await extradition. 

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