RAELIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — An escapee from the Orange County Correctional Center is back in custody.
Officials said Tyrell K. Dickey was caught around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday near Lake Lure.
Dickey escaped from the correctional center and was discovered missing after 11 p.m. Monday.
Officials said he was serving a seven-year sentence for felony breaking and entering.
According to officials, Dickey will now be taken to a higher custody level facility. He will also be charged with felony escape.
Officials said they are investigating how Dickey escaped.