Inmate who escaped while on work release back in custody

Courtesy: Hickman County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy: Hickman County Sheriff's Office

CENTERVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An inmate who escaped while on a work release in Centerville Tuesday has been captured.

Authorities said Jason Waller was arrested a short time later, along with two other people after a brief vehicle and foot pursuit.

The sheriff told News 2 the 23-year-old was spotted near City Hall.

He is now in custody and will be charged with escape.