Inmate found hours after escaping NC correctional center

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A North Carolina inmate escaped from a minimum security facility near Asheville.

A North Carolina inmate escaped Wednesday night from a minimum security facility near Asheville.

NC Department of Public Safety said David Hinkle, 35, was found about a mile away from the facility Thursday morning.


Hinkle is an inmate at Craggy Correctional Center; it's unclear if he'll face additional charges for the escape.
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