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Columbus Co. convict walks away from work crew


The search is on for an inmate with local ties who walked away from a litter road crew near in Cleveland County. Nathan E. Tyler was serving a year and eight months at Lincoln Correctional Center on robbery and breaking and entering convictions in Columbus County.

Investigators say Tyler walked away just before noon today as the crew worked on Highway 150 near Shelby. If you know where he is call law enforcement.

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When they catch him they

When they catch him they should triple his sentence and make an example out of him. His 20 month sentence becomes 60 months...that make others think twice about escape.