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Prison escapee found walking in Greensboro

Posted July 19
Updated July 20

Authorities said Jonathan Henderson, 28, was serving a five month sentence at Randolph Correctional Center for selling drugs and was set to be released in September.

— A man who escaped from a minimum-security prison in Asheboro on Wednesday was back in custody by Thursday afternoon.

Greensboro police officers arrested Jonathan Henderson, 28, as he was walking along West Market Street in the city.

Henderson was serving a five month sentence at Randolph Correctional Center for selling drugs and was set to be released in September.

According to Greensboro police, Henderson scaled a fence to escape from from Randolph Correctional Center. He was taken Thursday to Central Prison in Raleigh, and he will face an additional charge for the escape.

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