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One of three inmates who escaped from a Southern California jail a week ago is in custody, authorities said Friday. The other two remain at large.

Escaped inmate Bac Duong “contacted a civilian on the streets of Santa Ana and stated he wanted to turn himself in” at around 11:45 a.m. Friday, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said.

Duong and two other inmates, Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, escaped from the maximum-security Orange County Central Men’s Jail by using a makeshift rope to rappel from the roof of the facility sometime Friday. Tools were used to cut through steel bars and a…

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