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Tuesday, January 01, 2019 03:06 PM

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Two Armed and Dangerous Inmates Escape From Bell County KY Detention Center

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -- Two Bell County Detention Center officers are injured after two inmates got away.

Bell County Jailer Gary Ferguson said David Mosley, 41, and Matthew Price, 45, escaped the jail Tuesday night.

Ferguson said a female officer was sprayed in the eyes with some sort of cleaner, while another officer was also injured.

He said they are both being treated at Pineville Community Hospital.

Mosley was originally arrested for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and several drug charges.

Price was originally arrested for wanton endangerment-first degree-police officer, fleeing or evading police among several other charges.

If you see Mosley or Price or have any information about where they may be, you are encouraged to contact 911.

If you do see them police ask that you avoid them as they are considered dangerous.