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Michael F. Easley

Theodis Beck

North Carolina Department of Correction

For Release: Contact: Keith Acree
Date: Sept. 14, 2007 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Sanford escaped inmate caught


SANFORD - Department of Correction officers captured Inmate Clarence Evans Jr. at 12:55 a.m. Friday at a hotel on U.S. Highway 421 in Sanford. He has been placed in segregation at Harnett Correctional Institution and will face a felony escape charge.

He was reported missing at 7:50 p.m. Thursday by another inmate who saw him scale one of the prison's fences.

Evans, 26, was serving a maximum sentence of approximately 1 year 4 months for crimes including possession of a firearm by a felon and speeding to elude arrest.


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