A tip from a Wilson resident helped put an escaped inmate back behind bars Tuesday.
The Wilson Sheriff's Department says 20-year old Travis Shonta Allen was being transported when he escaped from the corrections officer around 9 a.m. in the morning.
Around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, a tip from a resident in an apartment complex near the detention center led to Allen's arrest.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.