Union County deputies recapture inmate after chain gang escape - FOX Carolina 21

Union County deputies recapture inmate after chain gang escape

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Paul Smith Jr. (Union Co. Sheriff's Office) Paul Smith Jr. (Union Co. Sheriff's Office)
UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Union County deputies said an inmate who escaped from the chain gang on Wednesday was quickly recaptured.

Jailers with the chain gang notified deputies that Paul Anthony Smith Jr. had been last seen running from the jail toward the Animal Shelter.

Deputies said they arrived to find Smith walking towards Highway 18.

Smith surrendered without further incident.

He was booked back into the jail on an escape charge.

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