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Burham Arrest

An inmate who escaped from a Pennsylvania jail during the late hours of July 6 was recaptured on Saturday, officials said.

Michael Burham originally escaped the Warren County Jail by climbing exercise equipment, going through a window and sliding down a rope made from jail bedding.

Officials say he is a suspect in a homicide that occurred in Jamestown, New York, on May 11, and at least one arson. Before his escape, he was being held on $1 million bail.

Police warned the public in northwestern Pennsylvania and western New York that he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities said they received a tip around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon about a “suspicious individual” in Warren County. By 5:50 p.m., Burham was in custody after officers tracked him through a wooded area.

“He came out into the open and was spotted by an individual,”

Burham was taken into custody. Officials say they are unsure which facility he will be housed in.

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