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Police probe Horizon prisoners' escape

Published:Monday | April 28, 2014 | 9:17 AM

The police high command has launched a criminal probe into yesterday’s escape of two prisoners from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre.



The acting police commissioner Glenmore Hinds says although the Department of Correctional Services will be conducting an internal probe, the police must also investigated because a criminal offence occurred.



The Horizon Adult Remand Centre is a maximum security facility.



This morning, the search is on for 18-year-old Casheen Peart, otherwise called ‘Nine Star’, of Church Lane district, St Thomas and 22-year-old Omar Creary of August Town, Kingston 6.



Peart is charged with murder while Creary is currently serving a life sentence.



The men made their way through a vent and then breached the walls of the Remand Centre.



Peart is of brown complexion, slim build with a tattoo on his chest and shoulder.



He also has pierced ears and was last seen dressed in a white merino and a pair of plaid shorts.



Meanwhile, Creary is of brown complexion, slim build with a tattoo on his chest and shoulder.



He also has pierced ears and was last seen dressed in a white merino and a pair of plaid shorts.



Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Casheen Peart or Omar Creary is being asked to contact the Police 119 emergency number, Crime Stop 311 or the nearest Police Station.