NEWPORT, kentucky, Tennessee. – Authorities in Tennessee are searching for four inmates who broke out of the prison on Christmas.
Reports in the Media quoting the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office said six prisoners escaped from the prison early Sunday, after the removal of a toilet from the wall and goes through a hole behind that led to the outside of the facility.
A statement from the sheriff says that prior plumbing repairs had separated from the concrete holding the toilet and the leaking water had rusted bolts.
The reports say that two prisoners were caught by Christmas evening, but four remain on the run: John Thomas Shehee and Harce Wade Allen, both 28 years old, Eric S. Click, 29; and David Wayne Frazier, 54.