Inmate Who Escaped From Buncombe Correctional Center Caught By Deputies

11:37 AM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
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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.


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