LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An inmate who escaped from the Hardin County Detention Center early Thursday has been captured.

According to a news release, Jake Embry Jr. took off running around 5 a.m. as he was being moved from the Work Release Center, a low risk housing area located directly behind the main facility, for medical evaluation. 

Authorities located Embry around 2 o'clock and he is back in custody at the detention center. 

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