Inmate escapes Barren County Detention Center through unsupervised door

Posted at 9:43 AM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 10:43:32-04

GLASGOW, Ky. (WTVF) — Police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Barren County Detention Center.

Shannon Wyatt was being transported to the Detention Center by an Allen County Jailer on Wednesday.

While in a holding room, waiting to be processed, Wyatt escaped through a door that was not secured by a law enforcement officer. He then exited the Detention Center.

Local law enforcement has been alerted.