Floyd County authorities said that a prison inmate on work detail at the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center escaped custody on Monday.

Reports stated that Michael Shannon, 23, was captured a short time later on Gibbons Street after a multi-agency search.

Reports stated that Shannon was a most recent inmate of Hays State Prison in Chattooga County. His release date was set for June 19, 2019.  He is currently incarcerated on a possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute charge.