California Prisoners Escape Orange County Jail

How did three potentially violent inmates escape?
1:39 | 01/24/16

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We're gonna switch gears now attack but the hunt this morning. For three inmates all of them accused of violent crimes right now on the run they escaped from the orange county jail in California and authorities. Are working extremely hard track and that ABC's Lauren Lister has more from Los Angeles and how they manage to break out. This morning a manhunt is underway for three violent criminals who was saved from an orange county jail. This was clearly has a well thought out and planned escape. Share S marshals and FBI searching for these three men those same nine theory Jonathan Q and blocking up. According to jail officials the trio disappeared from their group cell after cutting through half inch steel bars. Tunneling through the plumbing pipes before making to the roof. Then they got to an unsecured portion of this roof repelling around escaping on foot all three as gay p.s are awaiting trial for violent crimes. 37 year old was seeing a year re charged with torture twenty year old Jonathan Q. Charged with murder and 43 year old block teen you know charged with attempted murder. All pleading not guilty the men were last seen inside their housing tank within the central jail complex at 5 o'clock Friday morning. Only noticed missing. Sixteen hours later shortly after and 8 PM disturbance in the group's large holding cell. Which authorities believe may be connected to the inmates escape. If anyone is to see them we got Scituate call 911 immediately. Authorities are still hunting down any clues that could lead them to the escaped prisoners the FBI also offered a reward of up to 20000. Dollars. For any information that could lead to an arrest. Damn Paula.

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