Prison escape in Simpson County

SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. – Three prisoners have escaped the Simpson County Jail. The three broke out late last night by braking through a skylight and making their way onto the roof.

Police have identified the men as 33-year old Johnny Taylor, 26-year-old Russell Williams and 26-year-old Sean Bratcher.

Patrolmen with the Mississippi Highway Patrol are assisting in the search.

The three men were serving time for theft and drug charges.