South Dakota inmate placed on escape status

Ryan Langford

UPDATE (11:00 a.m. June 25) — Officials say Ryan Langford, the inmate placed on escape status on Friday, is back in custody.

According to the Department of Corrections, Langford was arrested in Beadle County on Tuesday morning.

He was reported escaped on June 21 after he left from a community service job site in Sioux Falls without authorization.


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A minimum-security inmate has been placed on escape status after leaving his community service work site in Sioux Falls without authorization.

Inmate Ryan Langford was unaccounted for at the work site late Friday morning.

Langford is currently serving a 4-year sentence with one year suspended from Beadle County for possession of a controlled substance.

Langford, age 28, is a white male. He is 5-feet-8 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

If you see Langford or know of his whereabouts, contact law enforcement immediately.

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