This photo provided by the New Mexico Corrections Department shows inmate Lionel Clah.
AP
By Elisha Fieldstadt / NBC
Updated: March 12, 2016 4:51 PM ET

The second of two inmates who escaped from a prison van in New Mexico on Wednesday has been captured in Albuquerque, police said Saturday, less than a day after his fellow fugitive was first nabbed.

Lionel Clah, 29, was arrested at about 3 p.m. local time Saturday (4 p.m. ET), the Albuquerque Police Department said.

The other escapee, Joseph Cruz, 32, was caught Friday following a brief foot chase near the University of New Mexico campus shortly after 5:30 p.m. local time, said New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas.

The first arrest happened just hours . . .

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