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Prison escapee captured at Wake Forest University

Posted August 23, 2015 11:44 p.m. EDT
Updated August 24, 2015 6:59 a.m. EDT

Winston-Salem police are looking for Brandon Brim, who escaped from the Forsyth Correctional Center Sunday night.

— A man escaped from Forsyth Correctional Center in Winston-Salem on Sunday night was captured early Monday, officials said.

Brandon Brim, 28, was arrested by Wake Forest University Police at about 2 a.m. as he was trying to break into vehicles, officials said.

Brim, a minimum-custody inmate serving seven years in prison for habitual breaking and entering, escaped from Forsyth Correctional four hours earlier.