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2 inmates escape from Kentucky prison

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Jul 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 09:54:02-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Authorities in Kentucky are searching for two inmates who they say walked away from a minimum security prison in Lexington.

The Kentucky Department of Corrections tells local media that 40-year-old Jason Lindbloom and 36-year-old Jason Prater escaped Sunday evening from the Blackburn Correctional Complex.

Lindbloom was serving an 18-year sentence for multiple trafficking charges out of several counties.

Prater was serving a 25-year sentence for trafficking, burglary, tampering with physical evidence, possession and promoting contraband charges out of Campbell and Kenton counties.

Lindbloom is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Prater is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds.

Anyone with information on the inmates' whereabouts is asked to contact police.