Reward offered for information about jail escapees

A $1,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of two inmates who escaped custody in Laurel County earlier this week.

Investigators say Mark Turner and Jimmy Martin escaped Tuesday, while on work release detail in London.

Turner and Martin were inmates at the Laurel County Detention Center.

Laurel County Crime Stoppers is offering the reward.

Anyone with information about Turner and Martin is asked to call Laurel County Crime Stoppers at 606-878-2746, Kentucky State Police at 606-878-6622, or the Laurel County Detention Center at 606-878-9431.

Investigators say callers can remain anonymous.

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