Peoria Jailbreak

The sheriff says both inmates are considered "extremely dangerous"

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009  |  Updated 1:15 PM CDT
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Two inmates have escaped from the Peoria County Jail, and authorities say a hole was found in the ceiling of a second floor cell.

Peoria County Sheriff Michael McCoy says the two men escaped through the roof of the jail.

In a news release, McCoy says the men were accounted for at 8 p.m. Monday and were discovered missing at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The sheriff says officers are searching for the escapees.

The escaped inmates were identified as 44-year-old James Fuller and 28-year-old Aaron Cook. Fuller was jailed on bond pending charges of home invasion and criminal sexual assault. Cook also was held on bond pending aggravated battery of a child and other charges.

The sheriff says both inmates are considered "extremely dangerous."
 

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