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UPDATE: Connersville armed fugitive captured, arrested. School lockdown lifted

Charles Stephens is in his mid-50s, according to Fayette County officials. (Facebook) Charles Stephens is in his mid-50s, according to Fayette County officials. (Facebook)
CONNERSVILLE, IN (FOX19) -

The armed Connersville fugitive that had schools on lockdown around the area has been captured, officials confirmed Thursday afternoon.

Fayette County Sheriff's Department captured Charles Stephens at around 12:19 p.m. According to a Facebook post, Stephens evaded arrest Thursday morning and was on the run.

There is no longer a lockdown at the high school, career center, pre-K center and an elementary school, Fayette County school officials said.

Indiana State Police and federal authorities were reportedly involved. No further information was released. 

This developing news story will continue to be updated.

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