Four inmates have escaped at Gallia County Jail in Ohio, are considered extremely dangerous

In an incident that occurred on Sunday, the four men overpowered two female officers on duty using a shiv they'd made. The Sheriff said that they used the weapon to open a secured door, the office said in a statement.


                            Four inmates have escaped at Gallia County Jail in Ohio, are considered extremely dangerous
(Police Department)
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Four extremely dangerous inmates have escaped from Gallia County Jail in Ohio, Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has confirmed. In an incident that occurred on Sunday, the four men overpowered two female officers on duty using a shiv they'd made. The Sheriff said that they used the weapon to open a secured door, the office said in a statement. They then reportedly escaped using stolen keys from a correction officer's vehicle.

The four men are Brynn Martin, 40, Christopher Clemente, 24, Troy McDaniel Jr., 30, and Lawrence Lee III, 29. The authorities believe that they had outside help from at least one person. This person had a different vehicle for the four escapees after they broke out and it is believed they used the second vehicle to escape. The vehicle was found by the police but the prisoners had already fled. 

Their descriptions as released by the authorities are as follows:

Brynn K. Martin:  age 40, 5’7” in height and weighing approximately 170 pounds. Has brown hair and blue eyes. 

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Christopher M. Clemente:  age 24, 6’1” in height and weighs approximately 165 pounds. Has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Troy R. McDaniel Jr.:  age 30, is 5’11” in height and weighs approximately 157 pounds. Has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Lawrence R. Lee III:  age 29, who is 5’9” tall and weighs approximately 187 pounds. Has brown hair and brown eyes. 

Martin, one of the four men, had also made an escape earlier this month on September 3 along with another inmate Jesse L. Partlow, 30. They were apprehended by the authorities. In a statement on September 5, the Sheriff had said that apart from the two men, a female identified as Makayla M. Curtis, age 30, was also taken into custody at the residence where the men were found for an outstanding warrant. They believed that the woman had been assisting the men to "elude law enforcement". Charges were filed on the two men for the escape. 

According to WSAZ, this is the third breakout since August this year at the jail. The two female officers were not injured in the escape.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Gallia County Sheriff's Office tip line at 740-446-655.

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