Steven Price, Grant County inmate who walked away from work program, captured in Cynthiana

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. -- The Grant County inmate who walked away from his work program early Thursday has been captured.

Steven Price was located and arrested at about 10 p.m. Thursday at a residence in Cynthiana, Ky., according to officials with the Kentucky State Police.

The inmate was being held at a Class D work program at the Grant County Detention Center when he walked off wearing an orange shirt with a white long sleeve thermal shirt and brown pants, according to Grant County Sheriff's deputies.

Investigators said Price was last seen at the center about 12:50 a.m. The KSP was notified of the escape at 2:52 a.m.

The Grant County Detention Center is approximately 30 miles from the center of Cynthiana, Ky., Price's last known residence.

The Kentucky State Police did not provide specific information on where Price was found. 

Price was serving a 10-year sentence for burglary out of Harrison County.

Deputies said inmates in Price’s program are non-violent offenders and show no immediate threat to the community.

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