Officials: Escaped inmate back in custody

Sarah Robinson

Brandon James Allred
Brandon James Allred

A state prison inmate escapee who walked away from work detail at the LaGrange Animal Shelter around 2:30 p.m. Monday has been recaptured, according to officials.

The Troup County Sheriff's Office received a tip this morning informing them that Brandon James Allred was at a Costley Road residence. The 26-year-old inmate was found at the home and taken into custody around 9 a.m. without incident.

According to the Georgia Department of Correction's website, Allred was most convicted of aggravated assault in Dodge County.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.