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Alvin W. Keller Jr.

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For Release: Contact: Keith Acree
Date: June 30, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Inmate escapes from prison construction crew

Xavier ShawTAYLORSVILLE - Inmate Xavier Shaw (#0365149) escaped this afternoon from an inmate construction crew building an addition to Alexander Correctional Institution.

Shaw, 45, was serving a six-year sentence for kidnapping and several counts of common law robbery.  His prison term was scheduled to end Aug. 30, but he has charges pending in Wake County for robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon and other crimes. 

Anyone who has seen Shaw or has information on his whereabouts should call local law enforcement or Alexander Correctional Institution at 828-632-1331.

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