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Police searching for two escaped inmates from a Lexington prison

Michael Fleet (left) and Joshua Stephenson (right) escaped from Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington (Photo: Facebook/Kentucky State Police) Michael Fleet (left) and Joshua Stephenson (right) escaped from Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington (Photo: Facebook/Kentucky State Police)
LEXINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

Two inmates escaped from the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington, Ky Saturday night.

According to Kentucky State Police, Joshua Stephenson and Michael Fleet walked away from the complex just before 7:30 p.m.

WKYT is reporting that Fleet was serving a 13-year sentence for burglary charges out of Bell County.  He would have been eligible for parole in March 2015.

According to WKYT, Stephenson was serving a 14-year sentence for burglary charges out of Campbell County.  He was eligible for parole in March 2015.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Blackburn Correctional Complex at 859-246-2366.

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