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Escaped inmate recaptured in Winston-Salem

Posted January 22, 2018 10:22 a.m. EST
Updated January 22, 2018 1:42 p.m. EST

Bobby Abraham, 28, is a minimum custody inmate serving a sentence at Forsyth Correctional Center for attempted drug trafficking in Mecklenburg County.

— An inmate who escaped Monday from a work assignment in Winston-Salem has been recaptured, authorities said.

Bobby Abraham, 28, a minimum-security inmate at Forsyth Correctional Center, disappeared from his work assignment with the state Department of Transportation at 7:40 a.m. but was apprehended at about 11 a.m., authorities said.

In addition to his sentence for attempted drug trafficking in Mecklenburg County, he now will be charged with escape.