Authorities capture escapee in Robeson County

Wayne Zachary Holshouser
Wayne Zachary Holshouser(NCDPS)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 8:46 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 9:30 AM EDT
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ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) - Authorities in North Carolina captured an escapee out of Robeson County.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety said 37-year-old Wayne Zachary Holshouser escaped from the Robeson Confinement in Response to Violation Center in Lumberton on Friday. The agency said Holshouser was discovered missing just after 5:30 p.m.

He was found traveling on foot around five hours later.

NCDPS officials added that Holhouser was convicted of receiving a stolen vehicle in 2018 and was at the facility after a violation of his post-release supervision.

He was scheduled to be released from the CRV Center in November.

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