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Tennessee fugitives caught at Independence Mall

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Two fugitives wanted in Tennessee were captured Friday afternoon at Independence Mall in Wilmington.

Police say Grady Adam Edwards, 36, escaped from a prison work crew Thursday.

Another man authorities say was Edwards' accomplice was caught a short time later.  Police tracked down Kevin Roberson, 32, in the 1900 block of Dawson Street.

The Wilmington Police Department assisted the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Greene County Sheriff's Office in capturing the two fugitives.  

Edwards and Roberson are expected to be transported back to Tennessee to face charges. No further information is available about the charges they face there.

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