Two Inmates Escape Bell Co. Detention Center

Posted at 9:58 PM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 21:58:52-04

BELL COUNTY, Ky (WRIL) Two men escaped the Bell County Detention Center Tuesday night. 

WRIL reports that it happened around 9:11 p.m.

Jailer Gary Ferguson tells WRIL that 41-year-old David Mosley and 45-year-old Matthew Price attacked jail staff, overpowered them, and escaped the facility. One officer was sprayed in the eye with bleach and another suffered broken ribs.

Mosley is described as being 6’1”, 200 pounds, and balding. He is being held on charges that include drug trafficking. 

Price is 5’9”, 170 pounds, and is being held on charges including wanton endangerment.

Authorities say that if you see these men, do not approach them, just call 911 immediately.