CADDO COUNTY — Four inmates made a clean getaway from an Oklahoma jail Sunday after prying open a maintenance hatch in their shower.
The four pulled off the first escape from the two-year-old Caddo County jail in Anadarko, Sheriff Gene Cain said.
They first broke a lock on the hatch above the shower head, Cain told CNN affiliate KFOR-TV.
They then moved through a crawl space until they reached a wall, where they knocked out cement block or two, the sheriff said. That got them to an unlocked door outside the jail area, Cain said.
Three of the escapes, 21-year-old Dylan Ray Three Irons, 23-year-old Prime Brown and 24-year-old Anthony James Mendonca had been convicted of methamphetamine offenses and were awaiting transfer to a state prison.
The fourth escapee, 32-year-old Triston Cheadle, was awaiting trial on a federal gun charge, KOCO-TV reported.