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Two escaped inmates are back behind bars

CULLMAN, AL (WAFF) - Authorities in Cullman have ended their search for two escaped inmates. 

Nathan Lee Sandlin and Donnie Leon Brown were caught just before seven Thursday morning.

Authorities said Sandlin and Brown escaped from the Cullman Detention Center early Thursday morning.  They were discovered missing during a head check.

Authorities described Sandlin as a white male, with brown hair and green eyes. He's 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs about 160 pounds and has tattoos on his right arm.  Authorities said he was being held on a charge of unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance.

Authorities described Brown as a black male, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He's about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 149 pounds. Authorities said he was being held on a DUI charge, but he has a history of burglary and thefts.

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