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Four men held in central Georgia jail escaped and a search is underway, sheriff says
A central Georgia sheriff said four men detained in the county jail escaped through a damaged window and a cut fence
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Four men detained in a central Georgia jail escaped through a damaged window and a cut fence early Monday morning, authorities said.
Bibb County Sheriff David Davis identified the four as Joey Fournier, Marc Kerry Anderson, Johnifer Dernard Barnwell and Chavis Demaryo Stokes.
During a news conference Monday, Davis said that jail staff noticed a break in the perimeter fence around 6 a.m. After watching video footage, they discovered the four men were able to escape via a window in a second-floor dayroom and then through the fence around 3:30 a.m., he said.
“They could be anywhere,” the sheriff said, adding that he was not aware of any connections between the men before they entered the jail and doesn't know whether they stayed together once they escaped.