A wanted Hudson Valley man who is accused of fleeing a halfway house was found and arrested.

Alfred Franklin, 33, of Liberty was arrested on a Federal Arrest Warrant for escape.

Franklin, who was released to a halfway house after serving a federal prison sentence for narcotics offenses, escaped from the facility, police say.

A joint investigation by Sullivan County Fraud Task Force, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Marshals Service and Liberty Police Department, revealed that Franklin was visiting a home in the Village of Liberty.

Franklin was arrested, processed by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and turned over to the United States Marshals Service.

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