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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police confirmed 35-year-old Johnathan Luton was taken back into custody without incident on Thursday.

Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force was led by the United States Marshal’s Service.

According to police, Luton was being transported to Northcoast Behavioral Facility by a North Coast ambulance when he escaped the vehicle near East 30th and Chester Avenue on Monday evening.

Luton was wearing a hospital gown.

He was arrested on April 13, after allegedly breaking into a home at the 7700 block of Irvington Terrace.

The victim told police Luton was at the house earlier but had returned with an ax, using the weapon to gain entry into the home.



Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 News Cleveland

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