NC inmate vanishes from work assignment in Garner


GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) – A Wake Correctional Center offender went missing on a work assignment Friday, according to a news release from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Latroy Strickland was reported missing from the Garner facility Friday night. He was on a work release and was supposed to return to custody by 8:30 p.m., the release said.

Strickland, 41, was last seen near his work site in Garner around 4 p.m. Friday.

Strickland was serving a sentence for multiple larceny and drug convictions. He entered prison on March 20, 2018, and was scheduled for release on January 4, 2021.

Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement or Wake Correctional at 919-733-7988.

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