Escapee back in custody

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Authorities have apprehended a 25-year-old inmate who escaped from a north-central Kansas jail over the weekend.

The Sedgwick County sheriff's office says in a release that Joseph Mosier was taken into custody early Wednesday when he surrendered to the Elk County sheriff's office. He's being held in the Sedgwick County jail.

Authorities say he escaped sometime over the weekend from the fenced-in exercise yard at the Osborne County Detention Center on charges from Sedgwick County. His disappearance wasn't noticed until a head count Sunday night.

He was originally being held on charges of burglary, criminal damage to property, attempted theft and parole violations.