RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women offender who left her work assignment Thursday is back in custody after being captured Friday morning.
According to a release from the Department to Public Safety, Gayle Newcombe, 44, was on a work assignment in Raleigh and walked away from it.
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Police caught up with Newcombe and captured her around 1:45 a.m. in Wayne County.
Newcombe was a minimum custody offender who was projected to get released in April of 2020.
However, DPS is now pursuing charges and Newcombe is being demoted from minimum custody.
NC Correctional Institution for Women offender back in custody after walking away from work assignment