The prisoner who escaped from an East Brandenton detention facility was captured in Fort Myers.


A female inmate escaped from a detention facility in East Bradenton on Friday, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said.

Shannon L. Holmes, 39, was last seen about 7:30 p.m. at Bridges of America Prison Facility, 2105 63rd Ave.

She has been incarcerated since May 25 on burglary and drug charges.

She is 5-foot-3 and 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink polo shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011.