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Date: June 20, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Inmate escapes from Gaston Correctional Center

DALLAS - The Department of Correction and local law enforcement agencies are seeking inmate Michael Littlejohn, who escaped Saturday morning from Gaston Michael LittlejohnCorrectional Center - a minimum-security prison for men in Dallas.  The inmate was discovered missing shortly before 8 a.m.

Littlejohn was serving a 58-year sentence for armed robbery, larceny and assault on a government officer.  With good behavior, he would have been paroled in two years.  He is from Lincolnton.

If you have seen Littlejohn or have information on his whereabouts, please call local law enforcement or Gaston Correctional Center at 704-922-3861.

Editors: Photo of LIttlejohn is attached.

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