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Authorities recapture inmate who escaped from Decatur Work Release facility

The inmate escaped from a work release facility early Monday morning in Decatur.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 5:24 AM
Updated: Feb 25, 2019 6:49 PM

UPDATE: (6:42 a.m.) Dyron Rashad Primus was recaptured at 3:10 p.m. in Decatur by Alabama Department of Corrections officials and U.S. Marshals.

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An inmate has walked away from a work release site in North Alabama.

The Department of Corrections said it’s looking for Dyron Rashad Primus, 27, after he walked away from the North Alabama Community Work Center in Decatur. Officials said he left the site around 3:45 Monday morning. He was serving a 15 year sentence for marijuana possession in Morgan County and was sentenced in 2018.

Primus is described as a black male, 5’7’’, 135 pounds wearing a state issued white jacket, white pants, and a white toboggan.

If you see him, you’re asked to call 911.

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