Prisoner escapes from work crew in Milton

August 26, 2009 5:39:31 AM PDT
Delaware Department of Correction officials say a prisoner has escaped from a work crew in Milton. Correction spokeswoman Kate Bailey says Freddie Willis of Milton fled from the work crew about 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. She says officers are working to bring Willis back into custody.

Willis had been held in the Sussex Community Corrections Center on charges of endangering the welfare of a child, driving under the influence, ignoring a police signal, resisting arrest and violation of probation on an earlier charged of assault.