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Female Inmate Who Left Work Crew Back In Custody

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State officials say they've caught a female inmate less than 24 hours after she escaped from a work crew in the Las Vegas area.

The Nevada Department of Corrections says officers found 21-year-old Kerran Dade near Boulder Highway and Nellis Boulevard at about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. She was arrested after a brief chase on foot.

Authorities say Dade ran off at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday while working with the Department of Forestry near U.S. Route 95 and Wyoming Avenue in eastern Las Vegas.

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Dade has been in state custody since May and is serving one to four years for an attempted home invasion conviction out of Clark County.