McDonald County authorities release update on search for escaped inmates

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – Authorities in McDonald County provide an update on the three escaped inmates.

Officials with the office say all three have still not been located at this time. The last known sighting of the inmates was a short distance south of the McDonald County Sheriff’s Office at around 5:10pm last night. All three subjects are considered armed and dangerous. If you locate them, call 911 immediately, do not attempt to apprehend them.

Officials say all three were being held in the McDonald County Detention Center for violent offenses. Officials are asking everyone to lock and secure homes, out buildings, and vehicles.

The sheriff’s office says the female Detention Officer who was attacked sustained minor injuries during the escape and is recuperating at this time.

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