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Escaped Florence County inmate apprehended in Summerville

Seth Allen Grooms. Source: SCDC Seth Allen Grooms. Source: SCDC

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - An inmate who escaped from the Palmer Pre-Release Center in Florence County Sunday night was apprehended in Summerville Friday, according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections. 

Seth Allen Grooms, 26, was taken into custody by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office and the SCDC Police Services Division on Friday morning without incident, according to an SCDC news release.

Officials say Grooms escaped from Palmer Pre-Release Center at approximately 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

Grooms was sentenced to five years from Dorchester County for second-degree burglary.

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