CAPTURED: Habitual felon who escaped prison work release assignment in Durham Monday night

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — An inmate who escaped from a prison work-release assignment in Durham Monday night has been captured, officials said in a news release.

Robert Terrell, 42, an inmate at the Orange Correctional Center in Hillsborough, was captured at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday by Durham police at Cornwallis Road at S. Roxboro Road.

Terrell was serving the last 10 months of a 6.5-year sentence as a habitual felon, the news release said.

He was at a work release assignment on East Club Boulevard in Durham when he was last seen around 6 p.m., officials said.

Terrell is about 5-feet 10-inches, weighs about 240 pounds, and is bald with a beard.

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