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Man charged with escape after failing to return from work furlough

Police have charged a 43-year-old man with escape after he was arrested for failing to return as scheduled from a work furlough assignment.

Police said Jason Gomes was considered an escapee when he did not return as scheduled on July 6. He was located at a downtown homeless shelter and arrested on Thursday.

Gomes was charged Friday with second-degree escape. His bail was set at $20,000.

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