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Police Expand Search for Prison Escapee

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RALEIGH — The search for a female prison escapee hasnow expanded into three states. Police in Tennessee and South Carolinahave joined in the watch for Joy Williamson.

The 22-year-old escaped Monday night from the Correctional Institutefor Women in Raleigh. Corrections officers think Williamson probablyclimbed over a barbed-wire fence to a get-away car.

Williamson was serving time in medium security for armed robbery.

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