(KANKAKEE, Ill.) — A convicted murderer escaped from a detention center in Illinois on Wednesday morning.
According to the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department, Kamron Taylor, 23, overpowered a correctional officer and took the officer’s keys and uniform at about 3 a.m. Wednesday at the Jerome Combs Detention Center. Taylor is believed to have fled the jail and stolen the officer’s vehicle.
A statement from the sheriff’s department said that the vehicle Taylor is believed to have stolen was located at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Taylor, described as a black man about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 170 pounds, is considered armed and dangerous.
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