The 40-year hunt for fugitive George Wright is over. The FBI says he was arrested on Monday in Portugal. Wright was arrested in 1962 after an armed robbery gone bad in New Jersey. He later escaped from prison, became affiliated with the Black Liberation Army, and was part of the group that hijacked a Delta jet from Detroit to Miami in 1972.
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