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LUMBERTON, N.C. (WGHP) — State correctional and local law enforcement officers captured Joshua P. Ostwalt after he escaped on Wednesday around 3 p.m. from the recreation yard at the Robeson Confinement in Response to Violation Center in Lumberton.

Ostwalt was captured in York County, South Carolina, on Thursday afternoon. He will be returned to North Carolina where he will face escape charges.

He was serving a two-year, six-month sentence for felony breaking and entering and a parole violation.

He was scheduled to be released on July 27, 2023.