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Notorious escape artist arrested in Saratoga Springs

Joel O'Keefe Joel O'Keefe | Photo: File / WNYT.

October 10, 2018 06:53 PM

Notorious escape artist Joel O'Keefe was picked up by Saratoga Springs police Wednesday afternoon.

Police say they picked him up after he was spotted approaching women in several businesses and giving them handwritten business-type cards seeking a relationship.

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State parole officers view the encounters as a violation of O'Keefe's parole. O'Keefe was released from prison earlier this year after serving 23 years for burglary and escape.

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