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Inmate arrested after escape from Montana women’s prison

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A woman who escaped from the Montana Women’s Prison in Billings has been arrested.

Members of a U.S. Marshals Service violent offender task force arrested 50-year-old Lisa Anne Nester near the Yellowstone County sheriff’s office on Saturday.

She was taken into custody without incident and had not been considered a threat to public safety.

Nester was discovered missing from the women’s prison at about 3:30 p.m. Friday.

It was the first escape from the prison since 2016, when a woman escaped by scaling a fence and was caught eight months later in Oregon.

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