RAPID CITY - Authorities say an inmate who they believed went missing briefly Monday morning was actually never missing and was where he was supposed to be.

State prison officials had said 35-year-old Aaron Olson left the prison Monday morning to go to his work-release job but didn't show up there and was found a short time later in the city.

Officials now say that a record-keeping error caused confusion and that Olson had been where he was supposed to be.

Olson is serving a 2-year sentence on a Hughes County drug charge.

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