Escaped inmate recaptured in north Alabama

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U.S. Marshals and Alabama Department of Corrections officers have recaptured an inmate who escaped from a work release center.

Gregory Devonta Ivey, 26, was arrested in Huntsville at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Ivey, who was sentenced in 2016 to 15 years for a robbery in Madison County, was arrested about four hours after he escaped from his job site. He surrendered to authorities without incident, according to a news release from the Alabama Department of Corrections.

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