An inmate at the Danville City Farm who escaped from a work crew on May 16 was captured in Roanoke on Sunday night.
Investigators arrested Willie Graves in Roanoke after getting a tip about where he may be.
Graves will be brought back to Danville to stand trial for the escape.--------------------
Original story from May 16
Danville police are looking for an inmate that escaped from a work crew Wednesday afternoon.
Willie Henry Graves, an inmate at the Danville City Farm, escaped around 12:39 p.m.
Graves was last seen in the area of West James Street and Fletcher Street. He was wearing a white T-shirt and jail-issued blue jeans with the number "36" on the right rear pocket, and the letters "CPF" bleached down the right pant leg.
Graves is 6-foot-2, and 230 pounds.
Here is the news release from the City of Danville:
At approximately 12:39 pm today a Danville City Farm inmate escaped while he was assigned to a work crew.
Willie Henry Graves is described as a black male, 28 years old, 6'02", and 230 lbs. He was last seen in the area of West James Street and Fletcher Street wearing a white tee shirt and detention center issued blue jeans with the number "36" bleached on the right rear pocket and the letters "CPF" bleached down the side of his right pant leg.
Anyone with information on Graves' whereabouts is asked to call 911.