Police looking for two escaped inmates

FAYETTE CO, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Fayette County.

Authorities say the two men walked away from the minimum security prison late Saturday night.

Officials didn't elaborate on the escape, but say Christopher Melton, 23, and Tyler Roberts, 21, walked away late Saturday night.

Melton is serving a six year sentence for theft and evading police.

Roberts is serving a ten year sentence for burglary, theft, and arson.

If you see the two or have any information about their location, call Kentucky State Police at 1 (800) 222-5555.

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