Police capture fugitive who escaped on I-64

Posted at 10:18 PM, May 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-05 05:21:28-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va (WTVR) - Virginia State Police and Newport News Police found the man who escaped from their custody on Interstate 64 on Friday.

Police arrested arrested Phillip A. Robinson, Jr., who was wanted for several felony, misdemeanor, and probation violations.  According to WTKR, Robinson escaped while he was being taken to jail.

State Police and Newport News Police used canine and helicopter units to locate Robinson.

He was found on Bellfield Drive in Newport News and was taken to the Newport News City Jail, where he will face several charges.