LORAIN COUNTY - People in Lorain county are asked to be on alert for two inmates who escaped a correctional facility Wednesday night. The Lorain County Sheriff's Office confirms Steven A. Carpenter and Johnny L Brooks, Junior broke a window and escaped the Lorain/Medina Community-Based Correctional Facility around 6:30 p.m. The two were last seen running southeast on Murray Ridge Road in Elyria.
According to the Lorain County Sheriff's Office, Steven Carpenter may have been wearing a black hoodie and dark colored sweatpants. He is described as a white male 5’6, 140 lbs, with short brown hair, brown eyes, with beard and a tattoo above his left eye. Carpenter was incarcerated at LMCBCF for burglary.
Investigators say Johnny Brooks may have been wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans. He is described as a white male 5’8, 180 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Brooks' last known address is in Wadsworth. He was incarcerated at LMCBCF for possession of drugs.
If you see these two, you are advised not to approach them but to call your local law enforcement or the Lorain County Sherriff's office at 440-244-0373.
Photos courtesy of Lorain County Sheriff's Office
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