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DuBois man injured while attempting to escape from Clearfield County Jail

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man was injured when he attempted to escape from the Clearfield County Jail Friday.

Lawrence Township Police say 36-year-old Joshua Franklin made it to an outside area enclosed by a fence and razor wire.

Franklin reportedly tried to climb the fence, but he fell and injured his arm.

As he attempted a second climb up the fence, Franklin was captured by jail employees.

There’s no word on whether Franklin will face additional charges.