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(WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County Police have arrested an escapee named Elwood Veney. He was on State Highway Administration detail before he fled.

Police are not releasing details on his apprehension.

Prior to the arrest, Veney was seen running from 130 Defense Highway towards Generals Highway in the direction of Annapolis Mall after he escaped from work detail.

Veney was sentenced for robbery with a deadly weapon and firearm possession, say police. He was scheduled to be released in2017.

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