ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- An inmate who escaped from the Buncombe Correctional Center has been captured.
State corrections officers along with deputies from the McDowell County Sheriff's Office arrested 27-year-old, Anthony Riddle at an apartment in Marion Wednesday morning.
Correctional staff noticed Riddle of McDowell County was missing at a 9 p.m. check Tuesday at the minimum security prison.
Riddle was serving a sentence of two to four years for larceny and possession of a gun by a felon. He had been scheduled for release in July 2015.
Riddle will now face charges for Escape From Prison. Investigators say his friends who helped in his escape could also be charged.