UPDATE: Escaped work release inmate caught in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL — UPDATE: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirms Victor Nash has been taken into custody and absentee booked into the jail.

According to jail records, Nash faces charges of escape, tampering with an electronic monitoring device, and three counts of burglary.

ORIGINAL STORY: A search is underway for an escaped work release inmate who was able to somehow remove his GPS ankle monitor.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Victor Nash failed to return from work release on Sunday. He was last seen in the area of Hogans Creek near North Catherine Street.

Jail records show Nash was arrested in August for three counts of burglary and was due to be released in June.

JSO says Nash was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers at the time he fled.

Anyone who has seen or knows the whereabouts of Victor Nash is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.  To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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