Jamaican News

Police: 4 inmates escape from Jamaica jail; 1 detained

Jail Break in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Authorities in Jamaica say four inmates have escaped from a jail in the island’s northern region.

Police said in a statement Friday that one of the prisoners was caught but three remain at large. A spokeswoman said two of the fugitives are accused of rape while the third one is accused of unlawful wounding.

Authorities said the inmates cut their way through a vent in a jail in Brown’s Town in coastal St. Ann parish.

The Associated Press

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