Man escapes North Carolina prison

Jonathan Dixon (Image courtesy North Carolina Department of Public Safety)

January 13, 2014 6:53:42 AM PST
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is hunting for a man who escaped from a minimum security prison near Salisbury.

Officials said 27-year-old Jonathan Dixon was discovered missing from the Piedmont Correctional Institution around 4 a.m. Monday.

Dixon was serving a maximum of 7 years for multiple counts of breaking and entering, among other charges, and was due for release in June 2017.  

Public Safety officials said he has family and friends living in and near Pitt County and may attempt to travel there.

Anyone who has seen Dixon or has knowledge of his whereabouts should contact local law enforcement or call Piedmont Correctional Institution at (704) 639-7540.

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