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Vermont State Police: Escaped Inmate Caught Thanks to Citizen's Tip

Authorities say 23-year-old Anthony Fitzgerald escaped from the Windsor County Correctional Facility earlier on Monday

Authorities say an inmate who escaped a correctional facility in Vermont earlier Monday has been caught thanks to a citizen's tip.

Vermont State Police say it's believed 23-year-old Anthony Fitzgerald escaped from the Windsor County Correctional Facility in Windsor around 9 a.m. while working at the farm portion by cutting the wire fence.

He was incarcerated for lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. State police said they did not believe Fitzgerald posed a threat to public safety and wasn't armed. 

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