Inmate Escapes from Off-Site Job in Pender County

PENDER COUNTY -- Authorities are looking for a New Hanover County inmate who escaped from his off-site job Thursday afternoon.

Daniel Downing, 32, was working with the Department of Transportation on Cheshire Road in Pender County with he escaped.

Downing is 6 feet tall, 145 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Downing, who was in jail for larceny, had a little more than a year left on his sentence.

If you see Downing, contact law enforcement.

Staff Report