2 inmates escape correctional facility north of Madison, Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Patrol said two inmates have escaped Columbia Correctional Facility in Portage, Wisconsin, Thursday afternoon.
The state patrol advised those in the area to lock their doors and stay home.
Both inmates are white males and were identified as 37-year-old James Robert Newman and 46-year-old Thomas E. Deering.
@COSOWI— WI State Patrol (@wistatepatrol) April 16, 2020
Report of inmate escape at Columbia Correctional Facility (CCI) please lock your doors, and stay home. See anyone suspicious call 911. This is an ongoing investigation. Both white males, James Robert Newman age 37 and Thomas E Deering age 46. pic.twitter.com/JCSeXLsvld
Authorities said the investigation is ongoing. There is no other information available at this time.