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Police search for Northern California prisoner

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Posted at 6:34 PM, Jan 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-25 18:34:00-05

KLAMATH, Calif. (AP) - California authorities are on the lookout for an escaped prisoner serving time for assault with a deadly weapon.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported Wednesday that they've captured one of two prisoners who walked away the night before from a Northern California minimum-security facility for inmate firefighters.

They say 27-year-old Brian Schueren of Orange County remains on the loose.

He was serving a four-year sentence at Alder Conservation Camp near Klamath, an hour's drive from the Oregon border.

They say 47-year-old Eddy Edwards was taken into custody without incident Wednesday morning along a road not far from the camp.

Authorities say the captured inmate is being taken to a state prison in Susanville, no longer eligible to serve his sentence at the camp.