Inmate reported missing from NC prison


Thomas Philbeck

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DALLAS, N.C. — Gaston County prison officials said they are searching for a missing inmate, according to WSOC.

Officials at the Gaston Correctional Center said Thomas Philbeck was missing Sunday night when they performed their 9 p.m. bed check.

Philbeck was behind bars for larceny and breaking and entering.

WSOC reports he is the eighth prisoner to escape from the Dallas facility in the last two years.


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