A man who escaped from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections in 2002 has been arrested in Knoxville, according to Knoxville police.

KPD said officers responded to a disturbance at a business in the 900 block of Oak Hill Avenue around 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, where they found a man who apparently was not who he claimed to be.

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A 2002 picture of Augustus King from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, and a 2017 photo of King from the Knoxville Police Department. 

Officers said they learned the man was on the Oklahoma 15 most wanted list, and arrested 63-year-old Augustus King on a fugitive from justice warrant.

King is being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility while he awaits an extradition hearing.