2014-05-01 11:14:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Portland, OR) -- An inmate who escaped from the Columbia River Correctional Institute in Northeast Portland is back in custody. Police say sex offender Matthew Medlin scaled a fence at the facility around 12:37 p.m. yesterday. Medlin was found shortly before 10:00 last night at a Jack in the Box restaurant on Northeast Columbia Boulevard and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Medlin's escape happened just six days before he was slated to be released.