Escapee caught in Yankton

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Turner County Deputy assault

YANKTON, S.D. (KELO) — South Dakota authorities have captured an escapee who’s been on the run since Tuesday.

The Sioux Falls Area Fugitive Task Force arrested Tyson Wessels Friday night in Yankton.

Wessels allegedly assaulted a Turner County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday and stole his patrol vehicle.

Wessels was taken into custody without incident.

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