Escaped inmate captured in Harvest, faces new charges

DECATUR, Ala. – Christian Anthony Legendre is now back behind bars. He escaped from a work release site in Florence on Wednesday.

The Alabama Department of Corrections reports a tip led them to the 23-year-old around 7:00 Friday morning. They say Legendre surrendered without incident.

Legendre was serving a five-year sentence for burglary in Madison County. He was assigned to the Decatur Work Release Center when he escaped.

Legendre now faces escape charges for this incident.