Escaped Georgia inmate has been captured

The inmate that escaped from a work detail in Carrollton has been captured, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

The department tweeted Saturday that a statewide lookout has been issued for John Leonardi, a prisoner at the Carroll County Prison.

Leonardi was caught along I-75 in McDonough, and was riding with either family members or a girlfriend, according to police.

He has been transported to the Carroll County Jail.