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Cullman Co. inmate who walked off work release captured in Mississippi

Christopher Williams walked off from a work release detail on Thursday April 20th.

UPDATE (4/22): Cullman County Sheriff's Office Deputies have captured Christopher Williams, an inmate who walked off from a work release detail Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff's say he was located and arrested in Belmont, Mississippi.

"We have been following leads on the suspect from almost the moment he walked off and we were constantly getting tips on his location and in the end this suspect could not outrun the deputies actively in the field searching for him" said Sheriff Matt Gentry

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is also thanking all of the Mississippi Law Enforcement who assisted in the arrest of Mr. Williams.

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UPDATE (3:22 p.m.): The Cullman Co. Sheriff's Office believes Christopher Williams has left the immediate area

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The Cullman County Sheriff's Office has requested assistance in locating an inmate who walked off from a work release detail at a Live Haul.

Christopher Williams was last seen wearing a white shirt and jeans.

Please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office at (256) 735-2425 if you make contact with Williams or know his location.

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ABC 33/40 will be updating this story as police continue to investigate.

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