Man recaptured after escape from Childersburg Work Center

Man recaptured after escape from Childersburg Work Center
Tracy Blackburn (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama Department of Corrections officers said an escaped inmate out of Childersburg was recaptured Monday night.

The Escape Report said 47-year-old Tracy Blackburn escaped from the Childersburg Community Based Facility and Community Work Center on April 19, 2021 around 1:00 a.m.

He was listed as recaptured on April 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Blackburn was originally charged with assault out of Shelby County and sentenced to a five year prison term in 2017.

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