Two inmates who escaped custody from Avery County authorities Tuesday afternoon are back in custody in Gordon County, Ga.

Calvin Lee Metcalf, 20, of Bakersville, and Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, 25, of Spruce Pine, were being held in the McDowell County jail on Mitchell County charges. As part of a break-in investigation, Avery deputies got the pair from McDowell Tuesday and transported them to Avery.

At approximately 4 p.m., the Metcalfs overpowered an Avery County detective, stole his service vehicle and weapons and fled.

Authorities across North Carolina and surrounding states joined in the search, and the inmates were captured in Georgia overnight.

They are currently being held as fugitives in the Gordon County, Ga. jail.

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Update from the McDowell County Sheriff's Office: Officers across North Carolina and surrounding states are searching for two inmates that escaped custody around 4 p.m. Tuesday from Avery County deputies.

Authorities are looking for 20-year-old Calvin Lee Metcalf, of Bakersville, and 25-year-old Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, of Spruce Pine.

They were being held in McDowell County on Mitchell County break-in charges. They were taken by Avery County deputies Tuesday to Avery as part of an investigation. They reportedly assaulted an Avery officer and managed to escape.

They are driving a 2011 gray four-door Dodge truck with a camper cover, tinted windows and black running boards. The license plate number is AEW-7350.

They are considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects is asked to call 911 immediately.

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McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are currently aiding in a search for two inmates who escaped custody around 4 p.m. from Avery County deputies.

Authorities are looking for 20-year-old Calvin Lee Metcalf, of Bakersville, and 25-year-old Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, of Spruce Pine.

They were being held in McDowell on MitcheOfficers across North Carolina and surrounding states are searching for two inmates that escaped custody around 4 p.m. Tuesday from Avery County deputies.

Authorities are looking for 20-year-old Calvin Lee Metcalf, of Bakersville, and 25-year-old Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, of Spruce Pine.

They were being held in McDowell County on Mitchell County break-in charges. They were taken by Avery County deputies Tuesday to Avery as part of an investigation. They reportedly assaulted an Avery officer and managed to escape.

They are driving a 2011 gray four-door Dodge truck with a camper cover, tinted windows and black running boards. The license plate number is AEW-7350.

They are considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects is asked to call 911 immediately.ll County charges. They were taken by Avery County deputies earlier today to Avery as part of an investigation and escaped from custody.

They are driving a gray four-door Dodge truck with a camper cover, tinted windows and black running boards. The license plate of the truck is AEW-7350.

They are considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects is asked to call 911 immediately.