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FRANKLIN TWP.  — An inmate who had escaped from a Bridgeton halfway house was arrested Monday afternoon in Franklin Township.

Police received an anonymous tip at about 2:57 p.m. that Timothy R. Rutecki, 33, an inmate of Southwoods State Prison who had been living at the Kintock Bridgeton Halfway House, had been seen in a vehicle in the township, police said.

A short time later, Ptl. Nicholas Pasculli stopped that vehicle and arrested Rutecki, who was a passenger, said police.

Rutecki was turned over to the state Department of Corrections, police said.