Inmate Apprehended

Inmate who walked away from Wichita Work Release Facility apprehended in Wichita


Kansas Department of Corrections agents, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service, apprehended minimum-custody inmate George Young at a motel on North Broadway Street in Wichita at approximately 11 a.m., today.


Young, 51, who had been placed on escape status Sunday morning, was apprehended without incident. Currently, he is being held at the Sedgwick County Jail.


Young had been serving time as a parole violator with a new sentence in Sedgwick County. His most recent conviction was for theft in 2018.


The Wichita Work Release Facility, a satellite unit of the Winfield Correctional Facility, is an all-male, minimum-custody state prison with a population of 236.


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