BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two men who escaped from jail in Knox County late Saturday night are considered “dangerous,” according to jail officials.
Investigators say Cory Abner and Tommy Witt escaped between 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
No details were released on how the two escaped.
Jail officials say Abner was in jail on drug and other charges. They say Witt is accused of assaulting a police officer and running from the scene.
Both men are Knox County natives, according to the jail.