VINITA, Okla._The search continues for two inmates who escaped from a prison in Vinita, Oklahoma.
Authorities say 38-year-old John J. Shepherd and 33-year-old Jason Pedro walked away from the northeast Oklahoma correctional center between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday.
There is no fence around the minimum security prison, but prison officials are still working to determine why they were outside.
Shepherd was serving time for possession of a stolen vehicle and burglary tools. Pedro, who has escaped before, was imprisoned for multiple convictions involving drugs and weapons.