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Escaped inmate found in Morgan County

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MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Authorities captured an escaped inmate in Morgan County.

Officials found Rocky Alton Hood, 26 of Danville, in the wooded area off Highway 36 near Danville Middle School.

According to authorities, Hood escaped from police while being transferred from Lawrence County. Police said Hood was able to slip out of handcuffs and escape from the jailer on foot around 2:45 Tuesday afternoon.  

Several agencies including Hartselle Police Department, Morgan County Sheriff's Office, and Alabama State Troopers searched for Hood.

Hood is now charged with a felony crime of escape in the 3rd.

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