The Cameron Police Department responded to a mutual aid call for assistance along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Platte County Sheriff, and Clinton County Sheriff in a manhunt for three inmates that escaped a Kansas correctional facility. The fugitives are reportedly armed and fired at law enforcement officers. Earlier today (Fri.) a KMZU listener reported that two of the three men were believed to be in Clinton County barricaded inside a house north of Trimble, near the intersection of Route Z and Highway 169. Negotiators a reportedly on scene attempting to make contact. The three fugitives are identified as 31-year-old Allen M. Hurst, 49-year-old Scott A. Gilbert and 51-year-old Randy R. Riddens; a picture of the three men is posted at KMZU dot com. If you see any one of these individuals do not approach them, you are urged to contact local law enforcement immediately.
Two of three inmates who walked away from Lansing Correctional Facility in northeast Kansas are now in custody in Clinton County. Allen Hurst and Scott Gilbert walked out from under a back deck of a home north of Trimble, near the intersection of Route Z and Highway 169 and surrendered after hours of negotiations. A KMZU listener reported earlier today that the two fugitives entered the home after a high speed chase that included the two men firing on police. The pair reportedly fled the vehicle and holed up in the house. No injuries have been reported.