Search Continues for Escapees

The search for Louisiana prison escapees, 37-year-old Stephen Wright and Dayle Peters, 38, continued Thursday.

The two were spotted two nights ago in southern Lauderdale County. On Wednesday they were seen in Northern Clare County.

The manhunt involved law enforcement officials from both Lauderdale and Clarke Counties in Mississippi.

"At this time, we have not located them but we are asking everybody to continue to be on the watch and dial 9-1-1 if you see anything suspicious and let us respond," said Maj. Ward Calhoun of the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department.

Wright was in jail on a felony drug conviction. Peters was jailed for possession of a firearm as a convicted felon . The two are considered armed and dangerous.


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