Two Inmates Escape Simpson County Jail

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police continue to search for two inmates who escaped from the Simpson County jail.

Police say 46-year-old Bobby Verdell Hocker, of Mount Sterling, and 41-year-old Robert Allen Martin, of Winchester, escaped from a work detail around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Both were last seen on foot in the area of the State Highway Department garage.

Information from: Glasgow Daily Times,

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

AP-NY-06-14-08 1213EDT

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