ORANGE COUNTY (WTVD) --Authorities have captured the teenager who escaped from custody while being transported to the Orange County Detention Facility early Friday morning.
According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, around 1:30 a.m. Micah Keishaun Cameron escaped from custody while being driven from the Rockingham County Jail on a writ to appear in Orange County court. He is facing first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, robbery with dangerous weapon, and felony probation violation charges.
Cameron was taken into custody along Highway 57, just north of Hillsborough, around 7 a.m. after he was last seen in the town near the intersection of Highway 86 and Highway 70 when he jumped from a moving transport vehicle.
Authorities said the 17-year-old has lived in the Hillsborough area and has family ties to the community.
At the time of his escape, officials said Cameron was restrained with leg irons, handcuffs, and a belly chain.
It is unclear if he was injured while fleeing.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office issued a reverse 911 call to residents in the area to let them know about the incident.