- Inmate Michael Littlejohn, who escaped from
Saturday morning, was captured at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the town of Catawba.He was located in a vacant house and taken into custody
Littlejohn was serving a 58-year sentence for armed robbery, larceny
and assault on a government officer.
Department of Correction was assisted in the search for Littlejohn
by the sheriff's departments in Lincoln and Catawba counties, police
departments in Gastonia, Lincolnton
the State Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Secret Service.
has been taken to Alexander Correctional Institution in
where he will be housed until he faces escape charges in court.
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