SIX "armed and dangerous" inmates are on the run after escaping Merced County Jail using homemade rope.
The Merced County Sheriff's Office first discovered the men missing from their prison cell in Merced, California, shortly before midnight, police revealed on Sunday afternoon.
The six men – Jorge Barron, 20, Gabriel Francis Coronado, 19, Manuel Allen Leon, 21, Andres Nunez Rodriquez Jr, 21, Fabian Cruz Roman, 22, Edgar Eduardo Ventura, 22 – escaped the facility by using a homemade rope, according to a preliminary investigation.
According to the investigation, the six inmates somehow accessed the jail's roof and scaled down the the side of the facility.
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