Police are searching for two “very dangerous” inmates of a Florida prison who escaped early Monday morning, police said.
Officials realized that Rondell Reed and Leviticus Taylor were missing from their shared cell during a routine headcount, shortly before 5 a.m.
The prison immediately went into lockdown and officials later found the inmates’ red prison jumpsuits during a search of the jail.
Police believe the pair escaped through a vent in their cell into a maintenance hallway.
“They likely had some type of rod that they used to break the locks off the secured doors in the hallway,” said Indian River County Sheriffs Office spokesman Jeff Luther. “They then climbed over the fences around the prison that are topped with razor wire.”
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