Butner inmate escapes


Officials said 57-year-old Bobby Eugene Crews, was discovered missing from the facility around 4 p.m.

He is described as white male, 5'8" tall, weighing 180 pounds with brown eyes, and gray hair. He has a tattoo of a cross with "NC" on his left forearm and a tattoo of a shield with a sword and a ball and chain on his right upper arm. He also has a scar on his right upper arm. 

Crews, originally from Madison, N.C., was sentenced in South Carolina on 2007 to serve a 200 month sentence on drug and firearms charges and an 8 years term of supervision. He could have been released as soon as Dec. 15, 2020.

Anyone has any information about Crews' whereabouts should contact the nearest office of Federal Bureau of Investigations.

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