Fayette County Schools Placed On Lockdown After Two Escape Custody

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Several schools in Fayette County were placed on a soft lockdown after two people escaped work custody.

Officials tell WOAY that two inmates from Mount Olive Correctional Facility escaped work custody and ran.  The two were apprehended near Minden.

There is no threat to any schools.

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