2 inmates from minimum-security Lexington prison apprehended

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they have apprehended two inmates who fled a minimum-security state prison in Lexington.

Police said in a news release that 24-year-old Jordan Green and 23-year-old Waltez Franklin were located Tuesday afternoon in Harrison County near railroad tracks, where a railroad employee reported seeing them.

The Department of Corrections says Green was serving a 28-year sentence at Blackburn Correctional Complex for convictions out of Boone County that included robbery and burglary.

The website says Franklin was serving a 20-year sentence for convictions out of Warren County for robbery and assault.

It is unclear how the men escaped Monday evening.


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