Bladen Co. authorities search for escaped inmate

Hieu Bui; Source: NC Dept. of Correction
Hieu Bui; Source: NC Dept. of Correction

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate in Bladen County.

According to correction officers, 32-year-old Hieu Bui walked away from his dorm at Bladen Correctional Center in Elizabethtown around 11:00 Tuesday morning.

He was last seen entering a wooded area after climbing over the prison fence.

Bui was serving a six month sentence for communicating threats.

Anyone who has seen the inmate or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call Bladen Correctional Center at 910-862-3107 or your local law enforcement agency.

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