Elba Work Release Center escapee recaptured

The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for John K. Mitchell, an inmate at the Elba Work Release Center, that did not return Thursday morning. (Source: AL Dept. of Corrections)
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ELBA, Ala. (WTVY) -- [UPDATE: 5/23/2019 at 6:47:58 PM]
John K. Mitchell was recaptured Thursday afternoon, in Troy.

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The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for John K. Mitchell, an inmate at the Elba Work Release Center, that did not return Thursday morning.

Mitchell reportedly left from Henderson Black and Green Products at around 6:00am Thursday morning.

Mitchell is 42 years old, 6ft. 1in. tall and weighs 170 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was wearing blue jeans and light blue t-shirt.

Mitchell was sentenced to 20 years in 2017 for burglary in Jefferson County.

If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of John Mitchell, please notify your local law enforcement agency, the Elba Work Release Center or call the Alabama Dept. of Corrections at 1-800-831-8825.



 
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