CONCORD (CBS) – After a short search on Tuesday, police captured a prisoner they say escaped from a work release site in Concord.

The Department of Correction says a DOC official showed up to check on Freddy Deya, 25, at a job at the Colonial Inn around 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

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WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports

During the conversation, Deya allegedly took off running.

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He was captured about an hour and a half later in the woods off of Baker Avenue in Concord.

(Photo from DOC)

(Photo from DOC)

Deya was serving a 5 to 6 year sentence for assault and battery. He was up for parole this coming August, and was expected to be released in August of 2014.

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The Middlesex District Attorney’s office plans to press charges over his alleged escape. If convicted, Deya would have his sentence extended.