Spalding County inmate in custody after escaping work detail, deputies say

(Spalding County Sheriffs Office)

A Spalding County inmate who went on the run after escaping custody on Monday morning is back in custody, deputies say.

Officials say the inmate fled a work detail on foot.

Investigators believed the man was last seen on Vineyard Road near the North Expressway.

Deputies have not released the man's name but have described him as a white man who is 6-feet-3-inches tall with a weight of 263 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes.

At around 10:40 a.m., deputies say they found the man and took him into custody.

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