A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.
The state Department of Public Safety at 11:30 a.m. confirmed the apprehension of Sean Duyser. He was taken into custody at 11 a.m. in Hilo by the Hawaii Police Department.
Around 3 a.m. Thursday, Duyser escaped from the center. The Hawaii Police Department and state Department of Public Safety Sheriff Devision were notified and investigated the escape, according to the state department.
Duyser was serving 60 days for third-degree theft. He was supposed to be released on Oct. 20. Once located, he will face an additional escape charge, according to the state department.
Hale Nani is a community based reintegration program located five miles from Hawaii Community Correctional Center. It offers offender reintegration services and a work release program for sentenced inmates who will soon be released on the Island of Hawaii.