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For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Keith Acree
Date: Nov. 1, 2004 Phone: (919) 716-3700

Search underway for escapee from Davidson Correctional Center

Eldridge HodgeLEXINGTON Correctional officers and local law enforcement agencies are searching for inmate Eldridge Hodge, who escaped from Davidson Correctional Center, a minimum-custody prison, at approximately 9:30 Sunday night.

Hodge, 45, was serving a 99-year sentence for first degree rape. He was convicted in Forsyth County in 1982. 

Hodge is a white male. He is 64 tall with brown hair and brown eyes and weight about 170 pounds.

Anyone who has seen Eldridge Hodge is asked to call local law enforcement or Davidson Correctional Center at 336-249-7528.

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