UPDATE: Inmate who escaped Decatur work release captured

Jared Jones escaped early Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Posted: Jun. 5, 2018 6:29 PM
Updated: Jun. 5, 2018 8:50 PM

Authorities say a man who escaped work release Tuesday in Decatur is back in custody.

Jared Kendrick Jones, 23, escaped from the North Alabama Community Based Facility around 1 a.m., according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. 

Officials said Tuesday night Jones surrendered to authorities in Florence just before 6:30 p.m.

Jones is serving a 20-year sentence for second-degree robbery out of Etowah County.

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