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CAPTURED: Authorities looking for escaped inmate in Suwannee County

Posted at 12:34 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 12:48:43-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Suwannee County Sheriff's Office says the inmate has been captured and CR 136 is back open.

SCSO thanks partners at FHP, Suwannee, and Hamilton Correctional Institutions K9 teams.

Authorities are looking for an escaped inmate after he walked off of work detail.

The Suwannee County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Devin Skipper was last seen in the area of CR 136 and 161st Road, west of Live Oak when he walked off a work detail.

CR 136 is closed in the area of 153rd Road and 165th Road while the area is searched.

Please avoid this area.

If you live in this area, please ensure your vehicles are locked and remain inside of your home.

If you see this inmate, please call 911 immediately.