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Officials capture Big Island escapee

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BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Officials located a female inmate who escaped from Hale Nani Correctional Facility Sunday morning by scaling a 15 ft. razor wire fence.

Shaylyn M. Araw was arrested at about 4 p.m. in the Wainaku area. A tip from the public led to her arrest.

How she was able to escape from the facility is under investigation.

Araw was being held on burglary and theft charges.

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