Inmate who escaped from Georgia jail recaptured

Inmate who escaped from Georgia jail recaptured

Matthew Pippen

MONROE COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities in Monroe County say they have caught an inmate who escaped from jail in Forsyth.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said Matthew Pippin was in custody for a violation for a nonviolent drug offense.

Pippin disappeared in the area of Ensign Road in Forsyth. He was still wearing a black and white jumpsuit.

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Investigators confirmed to Channel 2 Action News late Thursday afternoon that Pippin had been taken back into custody.

He is being charged with escape.

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