Kentucky State Police searching for escaped Campbell County inmate

Posted at 3:28 PM, Oct 26, 2018

NEWPORT, Ky. -- A Campbell County inmate escaped Friday morning when he walked away from his work assignment.

David Barney, 31, was last seen near the 100 block of Oak Street in Silver Grove at about 7:40 a.m., according to Kentucky State Police. 

Barney is 6'0" and 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He has numerous tattoos on his forearms, across his waist and on his legs. 

Officials at the Campbell County Detention Center notified KSP at about 8:21 a.m., troopers said.

Troopers asked anyone with information about Barney's whereabouts to call Kentucky State Police at 859-428-1212.