|Inmate accused of escaping from jail in Virginia arrested in North Carolina|
BESSEMER CITY, N.C. – An inmate accused of escaping from a Virginia jail on Friday was arrested two days later in North Carolina.
The Gaston Gazette reported that 54-year-old Samuel Jackson Penley escaped Friday afternoon while he was being treated at a hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va.
The suspect had been in the custody of the Wise County Sheriff’s Office on charges including resisting arrest.
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