Inmate captured after walking away from work detail

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Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office

A Cobb County inmate is back in custody after he walked away from a work detail Thursday. 

An official with the Cobb County Sheriff's Office tells CBS46 that Christopher Pruitt walked off from a Parks and Recreation clean up detail at Fuller Park on Robinson Road.

Pruitt, 47, was later captured after authorities responded to a suspicious person call in the 1600 block of Wildwood Road. 

Pruitt was not considered a danger to the public, according to authorities. He was taken back to the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. 

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