Escaped inmate from Golden detention facility arrested hours later

GOLDEN, Colo. — An inmate who escaped a detention facility in Golden on Tuesday was taken into police custody roughly six hours later, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections.

The Colorado State Patrol said 27-year-old Sean Garcia escaped from the Colorado Department of Corrections in Golden about 8 a.m. Tuesday.

By 2:30 p.m., the Denver Police Department said Garcia had been arrested and officers were cleaning up the scene.

Officials have not said why Garcia was originally jailed.

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