- Associated Press - Friday, November 27, 2015

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities have apprehended an inmate who escaped from the Palmer Pre-Release Center in Florence County.

South Carolina Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens says in a news release that 26-year-old Seth Allen Grooms was taken into custody on Friday morning in Summerville.

Authorities say Grooms escaped Sunday evening. He was serving a five-year sentence for second-degree burglary.

Givens says Grooms was apprehended without incident by the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and the Corrections Department’s Police Services Division.

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