Keyshawn Markese Cobb (Credit: Georgia Department of Corrections)

Escaped inmate captured in metro Atlanta

An inmate who walked away from a work detail in Middle Georgia was captured in metro Atlanta, prison officials said Friday.

Keyshawn Markese Cobb, 19, was captured in Decatur about 5:30 p.m. by fugitive agents from the Georgia Department of  Corrections, according to a Twitter post by the agency.


Further details weren’t available.

Cobb walked off from the kitchen at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth on Aug. 17.

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He’s an inmate at the Burruss Correctional Training Center in Monroe County, according to corrections officials. He was serving time for a burglary conviction.

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