NC Inmates Caught After Escaping Custody


by Jennifer Miller

GEORGIA -- Two inmates accused of over-powering a North Carolina deputy and escaping custody were caught in Georgia Wednesday morning.

The inmates got away around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Avery County, N.C.

Authorities are looking for 20-year-old Calvin Metcalf and 25-year-old Phillip Metcalf.      

The Metcalfs were being held in McDowell County on charges from a Mitchell County break-in. They were taken to Avery County for an investigation and are accused of assaulting an Avery County officer. The inmates escaped in a 2011 gray four door Dodge truck with license plate number AEW-7350.      

The men are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

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