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9:49 p.m.: The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has released a mugshot of the 17-year-old inmate who escaped from custody in the area of Highway 285 and Wadsworth.
Update: Manuel Andrew Martinez, 17, is still at large. His picture is attached. He is 5’5, 100lbs, blk hair, brn eyes, and escaped in the area of Hwy 285 and Wadsworth. If seen or his whereabouts are known, call 911. pic.twitter.com/gS0RTqQa22
— Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) July 27, 2018
7:26 p.m.: Highway 165 from Pueblo to Makenzie Junction in Custer County (west of Pueblo) is closed due to flooding and debris on the highway, the Colorado State Patrol - Canon City division tweeted.
H165 from Pueblo to Makenzie Junction in Custer County is closed due to flooding and debris on the highway. @ColoradoDOT has crews enroute to assess.
— CSP Canon City (@CSP_CanonCity) July 27, 2018
5:55 p.m.: Jefferson County deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped custody near 285 and Wadsworth during an incident.
Deputies are currently searching for inmate Manuel Andrew Martinez, 17, who escaped custody near 285 & Wadsworth during an incident. He’s described as 5’5, weighing about 100 pounds w/black hair & brown eyes. If you see him call 911. No photo of Martinez is available pic.twitter.com/GzL5xUuXtZ
— Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) July 26, 2018