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CAPTURED: Woman who escaped Alderson federal prison is in custody

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LEWISBURG (WVVA) -

An inmate is finally captured after escaping from a local prison ten days ago.

Patricia Alfeiri, 54, was captured Sunday evening in Lewisburg.

She escaped the Federal Correctional Center in Alderson on June 18.

According to the Lewisburg Police Department, the Quality Inn Hotel called authorities about a woman attempting to steal towels.

Officers searched the area and found items they believed belong to Alfeiri. They believe she had been staying in a wooded area near the hotel complex since her escape.

Alfeiri was apprehended a short time later without incident at the hotel lobby.

She was taken to Southern Regional Jail and will be processed by the United States Marshall Service for the escape charges.

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UPDATE: Investigators continue to search for a woman who walked away from the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson.

According to Tim Goode with the U.S. Marshal's Office, they are not looking in any particular direction for Patricia Alfieria, 54. Goode says they are in the process of speaking with other inmates to see if a particular event happened before she left.

Alfieria went missing from the minimum security facility on Thursday, June 18. She was serving time for mail fraud/ making a subscribing a false return/ forfeiture allegation, according to a news release. 

Tips to the U.S. Marshal's Service can be sent to the following email address: usms.wanted@usdoj.gov

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ALDERSON, WV (WVVA) Authorities in Southern West Virginia are looking for a woman who walked away from the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson. 

Inmate  Patricia Alfieria, 54, is a white female with brown hair and blue eyes. She was sentenced for "mail fraud/ making a subscribing a false return/ forfeiture allegation." Alfieri had a projected release date of February 12, 2016. 

The U.S. Marshals Service is handling the investigation. 

The Federal Prison Camp in Alderson "is a minimum security facility in the Southern District of West Virginia and houses approximately 1,100 minimum custody females."

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