Suspect believed to be escaped inmate in standoff with SWAT, deputies

2 years 11 months 1 week ago Wednesday, August 23 2017 Aug 23, 2017 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 5:55:00 PM CDT August 23, 2017 in News
By: Tara Lang, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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CALLAWAY COUNTY - Callaway County Sheriff's deputies, state troopers and a SWAT team on Wednesday surrounded a home where an man believed to be an escaped inmate is holed up.

He is tentatively identified as Seth MacVittie. The 36-year old escaped from the Callaway County jail on Friday. He was originally charged with receiving stolen property, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office. 

The suspect has barricaded himself inside a vacant residence on Primrose Lane south of Fulton.

Authorities told KOMU 8 News they have no plans to forcefully enter the home, but rather plan to wait it out.

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