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Marion County man caught after escaping holding facility

A Marion County man has been caught after escaping from a holding facility on Sumrall Road in Columbia Wednesday. Authorities say 19-year-old Trent Scruggs was being held under psychiatric evaluation and awaiting transfer to a state hospital. Around 5am Wednesday morning, he crawled out of a window and escaped from the holding cell. Scruggs was not considered dangerous, and was taken back into custody Wednesday afternoon.
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