Monday, April 25, 2016

Inmate escapes from Kentucky River Regional Jail

(AP) — Hazard police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

Media outlets report that 27-year-old Samantha Campbell escaped Sunday morning from the jail. Campbell had been jailed for escaping home incarceration.

Hazard Police Department spokesman Ronnie Burke says Campbell was taking out the trash when she ran to a nearby parking lot and got into a silver Pontiac G6 with a black front bumper. Campbell was last seen in the Lost Creek area in the silver Pontiac G6.

She was wearing white shorts and a white short.


Hazard police ask anyone with information to call (606) 436-2222.