Six men charged with crimes including murder, illegal possession of firearm, and robbery with aggravation escaped from the Freeport Lock-up in Montego Bay, St James some time between Sunday night and morning morning.
According to Irie FM, a major manhunt is now underway to recapture the six escapees.
A massive hole was reportedly discovered in the wall of the cell where the men escaped and a section of a grill to the rear of the cell block was also cut.
Head of the St James Police Ssp Steve Mcgregor says preliminary reports are that the men breached a plumping fixture in the cell.
On the run are thirty year old, Kelvin Hodge of Jenkins Corner in Barrett Town, St James. He was charged with murder.
29-year-old Randy Murray of Llandilo Phase 6 in Westmoreland, charged with illegal possession of firearm.
And thirty-four year old, Marcus Robinson of Dome Street, Montego Bay, charged with illegal possession of firearm and murder
Also on the run are thirty-year-old Gregory Roberts of Maroon Town. He was charged with illegal possession of firearm.
21-year-old Benjamin Stephenson of Dias in Lucea, Hanover, facing a murder charge.
And 26-year-old Shaniel Luton of Farm Heights, St James for illegal possession and murder.
It’s understood that Luton was convicted of murder and was to be sentenced on December 4.
Members of the public are being urged, to be extremely careful, and report to the police, any suspicious men, they may see in their neighbourhood.
Source: Irie FM