Last Nash County Detention Center escapee in custody

Local News
Laquaris Rashad Battle_1553549456098.jpg.jpg

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – The last of five inmates who escaped from the Nash County Detention Center is now back in custody.

Authorities say Laquaris Rashad Battle was apprehended in Hardeeville, South Carolina early Saturday morning during a traffic stop. He is currently in custody at the Jasper County Jail.

Battle and four others broke through a fence and escaped the detention center last Monday afternoon. The others were caught within hours but Battle remained on the run.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Local News
More National News
More Weather
More Sports
More Check This Out
More Wake County News
More Durham County News
More Cumberland County News
More Johnston County News
More Orange County News

Don't Miss