Search Is On For Powell County Escapees

Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 12/15/2011 7:34 pm
Kentucky State Police say two men have escaped from the Powell County Detention Center in Stanton.

The escape took place at approximately 2:00 a.m.

Police say the two had escaped through an air vent that led them to an access door.  The two subjects are identified as Phillip Wells, 26, and Josh Abner, 24.

Here are descriptions of both men: Wells is a white male, 5'11", weighing 185 pounds, brown hair, and hazel eyes.  He was serving a sentence for third degree burglary, first degree criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking, and persistent felony offender. Wells is from the Richmond area.

Abner is described as 24 years of age, white male, 6'01", weighing 170 pounds, red hair, and green eyes.  Abner is a state inmate who was recently transferred to the Powell County jail.  He was serving a sentence for third degree burglary and persistent felony offender.  Abner is from the McKee area. If you have any information, you are asked to contact Kentucky State Police.



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