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Manhunt underway for escaped Ohio inmate

MANSFIELD, Ohio – Authorities are searching for a man they say escaped from a Mansfield jail.

WBNS-TV reported that authorities say James David Myers left the Mansfield Correctional Institution sometime before Wednesday’s 9:00 p.m. head count. It was not clear how he got out.

Myers was sent to the facility in 2010 on kidnapping, rape and aggravated burglary charges.