• Police capture Florida inmate who escaped during work release in Jacksonville

    By: Aurielle Eady, ActionNewsJax.com


    Police in Jacksonville, Florida, captured an inmate escaped during work release, authorities said. Monday.

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    Update 10:47 p.m. EST Nov. 18: Escaped work release inmate Victor Nash was taken into custody and  booked into jail, according to a tweet from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office on Monday.

    Original report: Police in Jacksonville, Florida, are searching for an inmate who escaped during work release, authorities said.


    Victor Nash, 36, removed his GPS ankle monitor and has not returned, police said.  

    He was in the area of Hogans Creek near North Catherine Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

    Nash was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers. 

    ActionNewsJax looked into his criminal background and found Nash was arrested in August, accused of burglary at AA Auto Parts on Beaver Street. 

    If you know of his whereabouts or have any information, you are asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or send an email to JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.

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