Inmate who walked away from work detail caught

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PHOENIX -- The Arizona Department of Corrections inmate who walked away from a work crew in Maricopa Tuesday afternoon is back in custody.

Inmate serving time for forgery

Kevin Cowley, 40, is a minimum security inmate who is serving a 2 1/2-year sentence for forgery. He's assigned to the state prison in Florence.

Cowley was caught several hours later in El Mirage. Police took him into custody without incident.