UPDATE (7/14 2:37 p.m.): Mathew Shelters, the inmate who had escaped deputy’s custody during a work release, was recaptured on the afternoon of July 14, according to officials with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Officials with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office announced they are searching for an inmate who escaped.

Deputies said Mathew David Shelters, 48, was at a work detail on Colby Lane and Feldor Drive when he escaped. Shelters was last reported wearing blue sweatpants and had no shirt or shoes on.

Deputies with ECSO ask that anyone with information call (850)436-9620. No further information is available at this time.

This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 is working to gather more information. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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