Inmate captured after walking away from work site in Wellford

From: South Carolina Department of Corrections

UPDATE: The Department of Corrections says James Buckner was captured on Saturday.

The Department of Corrections is looking for an inmate they say walked away from a job site in Wellford Friday afternoon.

Full poster with description of tattoos

Law enforcement is searching for 27-year-old James William Buckner who was serving 5 years at Livesay Correctional Institution for burglary.

The DoC says escaped custody around 3:20pm Friday and has not been seen since.

Buckner is 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighs 160 pounds and has blue eyes and brown hair and has numerous tattoos.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Buckner, you are asked to call 877-349-2130 or your local police.

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