NC Department of Public Safety said David Hinkle, 35, was found about a mile away from the facility Thursday morning.
Craggy Correctional Center inmate David Hinkle is back in custody. He was apprehended around 4:30 am about 1 mile from the facility. Hinkle was reported missing late Wednesday night. pic.twitter.com/5uPoVpZo4V— NC Public Safety (@NCPublicSafety) December 20, 2018
Hinkle is an inmate at Craggy Correctional Center; it's unclear if he'll face additional charges for the escape.