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Four inmates caught after escaping from corrections facility in Virginia

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Four inmates walked away last weekend from a corrections facility in Hopewell, Va., and they’ve been caught, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

The incident happened about 1:45 a.m. Saturday at the Federal Correctional Complex Petersburg’s satellite camp, where roughly 185 male offenders stay at a minimum-security facility, officials from the prison bureau said in a statement. The four men walked away from the facility, officials said, and an investigation is underway.

Officials said the inmates who escaped were Corey Branch, Tavares Lajuane Graham, Lamonte Rashawn Willis and Kareem Allen Shaw. In an email Tuesday, a spokesperson for the prison bureau said Graham had been caught as of Sunday. Branch and Shaw were caught as of Tuesday and Willis was caught as of Wednesday. All four men were in custody at the facility in Petersburg.

Authorities said in an email that for “privacy, safety and security reasons,” they would give no additional details about how the men escaped the facility.

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