2 prisoners escape taking out the trash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Police are searching for two prisoners they say escaped from a northern Kentucky jail.

Officials at the Campbell County Detention Center in Newport say they noticed the two men were missing last night.

Officials say 26-year-old Eugene West and 23-year-old Duane Anthony Cranmo failed to return from taking the trash out. A jail deputy in the kitchen area noticed their absence within minutes.

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