Authorities search for Leslie County inmate

LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Authorities are searching for an inmate they say escaped during a bathroom break.

Investigators say Joshua New was on a work detail Tuesday in Letcher County, near the Perry County line, when he asked to go to the restroom.

They say New then ran off.

New was being held in the Leslie County Detention Center.

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