Two inmates escape in transport van after overtaking Corrections Officers
MAJOR COUNTY, Oklahoma -A manhunt is underway for two escaped inmates who reportedly stole a vehicle driven by Inmate Services Corporation, ditched it then stole another vehicle.
According to authorities, two inmates, Andrew Jason Foy and Darren Weld overtook two transport officers and stole a transport van near Hwy 412 in Orienta, Major County at approximately 3:25 a.m. Tuesday.
The inmate transport company was headed to Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas to pick up inmates.
The van was en route to a correctional facility in Kansas. Authorities are unsure where the inmates are headed. Early reports from authorities said the pair may be headed to Tulsa, but the sheriff’s office can’t confirm which direction the van went.