Man faces charges after trying to flee DeKalb County Jail

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Authorities in DeKalb County were on high alert for a short time Wednesday afternoon after a report of an inmate escape.

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It happened at the DeKalb County Jail. Officials said the inmate slipped away from the booking area.

Deputies said Ezell Wood, 34, was recaptured about 15 minutes after making a break for it.

The inmate was later recaptured. No word on any additional charges yet. He will now face charges for violating his probation.

No injuries were reported.