Law enforcement in two counties are searching for an escaped prisoner in Johnson County, Kentucky.
According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Department, Martin County Jailer Boonie Mahon was transporting inmate Josh Anthony Scott, 33, when he escaped custody today just after 12:00 pm.
Deputies said Joshua Scott was able to get out of the vehicle at a red light and run off. This escape incident happened on US 23 near the W.R. Castle Memorial School and the Burger King in Johnson County.
There was no information available to identify who was driving the transport vehicle, what type of vehicle or what charges Scott was facing when he fled.
Deputies said Joshua Scott is wearing handcuffs, blue jeans, and has brownish-blonde hair.
Joshua Scott is considered dangerous. If you see Joshua Scott, do not approach him. Instead, call your local 911.