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Escapee from Blackburn Correctional Complex arrested in Kroger parking lot on Dixie Highway

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Brandon Edwards (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Brandon Edwards (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An escaped inmate from the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington was arrested in Louisville Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the arrest report, 30-year-old Brandon Edwards was found in the parking lot of a Kroger on Dixie Highway and Upper Hunters Trace around 3 p.m. on Dec. 6. 

Police say Edwards was in a 2002 Chevy Silverado reported stolen from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Fayette County. 

Edwards was serving a 10-year sentence on charges of third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking when he escaped Tuesday night. 

Edwards was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of receiving stolen property.

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