Friday, May 14, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021

Prison escape in Bucks County

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Residents in the Doylestown areas of Bucks County are being asked to stay inside their homes after a prisoner escaped Sunday night.

Police say a prisoner escaped during a transport in the area of Bristol and Lower State roads, where authorities say he was last seen.

One resident told Action News a sheriffs van pulled into his driveway, made a u-turn and then activated his lights. It is believed that’s when authorities realized they a prisoner was missing from the van.

Residents in Doylestown are advised to stay inside and lock their doors as the search for the prisoner continues.

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The prisoners identity and offense have not been released to the media. Calls to the prison and police have been unsuccessful.

A Reverse 911 was activated to keep residents safe.

This is a developing breaking news story.

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