Police Searching For Escaped Inmate In Salisbury

SALISBURY, N.C. — Officials are looking for an escaped inmate in Salisbury.  Investigators say 29-year-old Jonathan Dixon escaped early Monday morning from the Piedmont Correctional Institution. 

He was serving a seven year sentence for multiple counts of breaking and entering.  He was due for release in June 2017. 

Dixon has family and friends living in and near Pitt County and may attempt to travel to that area.  Anyone who has seen Dixon or has knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to call 704-639-7540.