Prison workers escape in Thomasville

Prison workers escape in Thomasville
Joshua Fountain
Joshua Fountain
James Waldron
James Waldron

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Officials are searching for two prison inmates who escaped while working.

It happened just before noon Tuesday while they were working at a site on Boat Ramp Road cleaning up trash.

They are searching for Joshua Fountain and James Waldron.

The two men were last seen wearing white uniforms with blue stripes that say "inmate" on them.

Fountain and Waldron were being held on drug and burglary charges.

Investigators set up a 3-mile initial perimeter around the scene, using K-9 units and a helicopter.

Anyone who sees them or has any information on the two men is urged to call police.

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