UPDATE: Escaped inmate found in Winnsboro

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UPDATE —-

The suspect, Alvin Elliot was caught and taken back into custody, according to Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Elliot went missing missing at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning and taken into custody after 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon.

He was caught two miles from where he was reported missing.

TDCJ report he is likely to face additional charges.

ORIGINAL —–

WINNSBORO, Texas (KETK) – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is on the hunt for an escaped inmate who was last seen in Winnsboro. It is believed he walked off a work site.

Alvin Elliot, 25, was last seen near CR 4400 at 8:15 a.m. this morning. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 277 pounds. He was last seen wearing standard-issue prison whites, which can look like medical scrubs. Elliot was convicted out of Morris County for burglary of a home. He has been in the custody of the Johnston Unit since June 24.

Elliot was convicted out of Morris County for burglary of a home. He has been in the custody of the Johnston Unit since June 24.

He was a probationer who was assigned to Johnston as a condition of his parole.

If you have seen him, you are asked to call The Office of Inspector General Hotline at 936-437-5171 or local law enforcement.

They want to not approach Elliot.

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