N.C. inmate arrested after escaping from work release

N.C. inmate arrested after escaping from work release
According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, corrections and law enforcement officers are looking for 42-year-old Robert Terrell a minimum-security inmate from Orange Correctional Center. (Source: North Carolina Department of Public Safety)

DURHAM, N.C. (WBTV) - A North Carolina inmate who escaped from a work release assignment in Durham Monday night has been arrested.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, 42-year-old Robert Terrell, a minimum-security inmate from Orange Correctional Center, was caught and arrested around 2:20 a.m. by Durham police.

Terrell was stopped at Cornwallis Road at South Roxboro Street in Durham. Officials say he was driving a car stolen from his mother.

Terrell is serving a six-and-a-half year sentence as a habitual felon and was due for release in August 2020.

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