According to Fort Valley dispatch, the escaped inmate is now in custody.

He escaped around 7:30 this evening from the Byron Courthouse. Through the automated emergency system CodeRed, Byron residents were alerted that the inmate was headed towards the 400 block of Main St. near the wood line.

They are saying all activity is back to normal and the CodeRed is over.

If you live in Byron or Peach County and would like to sign up for the Code Red alert system, you can do so at Peach County's website.

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