W. GA inmate captured after escaping custody

Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office
Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – Shortly after issuing the call, authorities in Troup County captured an inmate who escaped from custody.

Sheriff deputies say Hank Patterson escaped from the LaGrange Transitional Center through the building's ventilation system.

The work-detail inmate was captured around 9:30 a.m.

We are told Patterson's original crime was burglary.

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