Cumberland County jail escapee captured, facing new charges

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A man who escaped from the Cumberland County Detention Center has been arrested.

Bradly Scott Tigert, 23, was located early Saturday morning by Cumberland County’s Sheriff’s Office Air Wing Unit in woods off Southern Avenue in Fayetteville.

Tigert was charged with prison breach and escape from county confinement facility at approximately 5:40 a.m.

Tigert was on trash detail when he gained access to the outside perimeter where he scaled a fence and
escaped, officials said.

Tigert is currently being held on a $25,000 secured bond at the detention center with his first appearance set for Monday at 2:30 p.m.

He originally escaped from the facility at approximately 2:28 a.m. Saturday morning, officials said.

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