Uh Oh: 2 Inmates Escape From Work Crew in Hollywood Hills, Search is Underway [UPDATED]
The search is on for a pair of suspects from Ventura County serving on a work crew in the Hollywood Hills who broke free and fled. The two men were sentenced to the labor detail for robbery crimes according to a report aired on ABC7. The fleeing pair "were assigned to a brush clearance detail on a fire road near Mulholland Drive and Fryman Canyon Park," reports KTLA.
They are described as young Hispanic males. One is 5 feet 4 inches tall, 126 pounds and has long, black curly hair, and the other is 6 feet tall, 187 pounds and has brown hair. Both were wearing green shirts and jeans.
Update: At 5:18 p.m. KTLA reported the search was "called off." No other information has been made available.