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Escaped inmate recaptured in Lumberton

Posted July 8, 2013 7:44 a.m. EDT
Updated July 8, 2013 11:26 a.m. EDT

— An inmate who escaped Monday morning from the Robeson Correction Center in Lumberton was recaptured a few hours later, authorities said.

Corrections officers and deputies from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department apprehended Shanendoa Hunt at about 10:30 a.m. at a mobile home off Pittman Road near Lumberton.

State Department of Public Safety officials didn't say how he escaped the minimum-security facility that houses about 270 men.

Hunt is serving eight years for multiple convictions, including breaking and entering and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon. He also will face felony escape charges.