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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two inmates walked away from the minimum-security Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington on Monday evening, according to the prison. Investigators say they’re looking for 24-year old Jordan Green and 23-year old Waltez Franklin.
The Department of Corrections says Green was serving a 28-year sentence for convictions out of Boone County which included robbery and burglary. He would have been eligible for parole in October 2017, according to the DOC.
Investigators say Franklin was serving a 20-year sentence for convictions out of Warren County for robbery and assault. He would have been eligible for parole in April 2018, according to the state.
The two inmates were confirmed missing around 8:11 p.m.
Green is a white male, 5’9″, 167-pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Franklin is a black male, 6’2″, 175-pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about either inmate is asked to contact Kentucky State Police at 502-227-2221 or Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.