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Escaped Williston inmate arrested in Montana

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Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

WILLISTON -- A man who escaped from police custody here has been apprehended in Glendive, Mont., the Williams County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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Preston Sonstegaard, 25, who was being held on probation revocation charges, escaped early Oct. 1 while he was being treated at the Mercy Medical Center emergency room in Williston.

Sonstegaard was apprehended in Glendive late Tuesday afternoon after a short foot pursuit, said Sgt. Detective Caleb Fry of the Williams County Sheriff's Office.

Further charges against Sonstegaard are pending, Fry said.

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