Escaped inmate captured in Kill Devil Hills

Dare County Sheriff's Office

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WNCT) – The search for an escaped inmate that left a work assignment in Elizabeth City is over.

22-year-old Kyle Austin was captured shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday night without incident by local law officers in Kill Devil Hills.

Kyle Austin

He escaped custody shortly after 3 p.m. when he left a work assignment at an Elizabeth City maintenance garage.

Austin was serving a one to two year sentence for drug sales and was scheduled for release in April 2017.

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s