Sheriff: Search Is On For 2 Inmates After Jail Break

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Law officers are searching for two inmates who remain on the loose after 4 men escaped from jail, a sheriff in south Mississippi said.

The jail break happened in the early morning hours Sunday at the Lenoir-Rowell Criminal Justice Center in Pearl River County, The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department said.

Two of the inmates have been captured, authorities said. Sheriff’s officials say they’re now searching for Rodney “Hot Rod” Smith and Jonathan Culpepper.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information about their whereabouts to contact them.