STATESBORO, Ga (WSAV) — The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that an inmate that escaped Monday afternoon has been captured and is back in custody.

Statesboro High School was placed on lockdown on Monday after an inmate escaped a correctional facility nearby.

Spencer Popwell escaped from the Department of Corrections and was previously seen on foot near Coach Lee Hill Blvd and Jones Mill Road. Popwell was described as being 5′ 10″ tall and wearing a fluorescent shirt with dark green pants.