COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — An inmate walked away from his job site in Columbus County today.
Law enforcement officers are searching for Ricky Robinson, a minimum custody inmate from Tabor Correctional Institution.
According to a news release from the NC Department of Public Safety, Robinson was working as a janitor at Columbus Correctional Institution in Whiteville when he walked away from his assignment.
Robinson, 59, is serving a sentence as a habitual felon. He is scheduled for release in June 2021.
If you have seen Robinson or know where he is, call law enforcement or Tabor Correctional at (910) 653-6413.