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Police Search For Two Escaped Jail Inmates

Last updated on Monday, September 5, 2011

(RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind.) - Authorities in Ripley County said two inmates escaped from the Ripley County Jail on Sunday.

Police are searching for Stanley Short, 42, and Robert Huskey, 63.

The Ripley County Sheriff's Department called the escape a "dangerous situation" and advised residents in the area to use extreme caution if approached by the men.

Officials said they weren't sure which direction Short and Huskey could be headed and asked the public to alert authorities immediately if spotted.

Police said they believe Short and Huskey may have received assistance from someone outside the facility.

Ripley County is in southeast Indiana, about 50 miles west of Cincinnati.

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