Greensville County inmate who escaped is now in custody

Virginia

Credit -Greensville COunty Sheriff’s Office

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – An inmate who escaped from Greensville County has been caught late Tuesday evening and is now back in custody.

Although a name has not been provided, officials say that the inmate is of Colombian descent, less than 5’7” and is thin build.

The inmate escaped from Virginia State Police custody around Exit 13 in the Otterdam Road.

Reports say that the man was wearing burgundy and red shorts with a cartoon character shirt.

The inmate was headed towards I-95 at Exit 13 towards Otterdam Road, according to officials.

In statement posted on social media, Greensville County Sheriff’s Office thanked the “hot and tireless work” the local law enforcement put in having the inmate back in custody.

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