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WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police have apprehended an inmate who escaped while doing landscaping work at a Virginia airport.

The search for Karan Batra, 44, ended around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.

Virginia State Police say 44-year-old Karan Batra was working on a Virginia Department of Corrections Work Release crew at 10 a.m. Wednesday when he got away.

Police say he was convicted for non-violent crimes and has connections in Northern Virginia, specifically Alexandria.