Authorities in the Florida panhandle are searching for two inmates who escaped from a transport van on Monday morning.
Michael Andrew Rotunno, 30, and James Thomas Banks, 28, were being transported to a facility in Jackson, Minnesota, when the van they were in made a stop at the Walton County Jail, according to a statement from the Walton County Sheriff's Office. Sometime after that stop, the two inmates fled, according to the statement.
The sheriff's office is asking residents in the 100-plus miles between Walton County and Leon County to keep an eye out for the inmates but said not to approach them if they're spotted.
Rotunno has been charged with larceny in a building, and delivering and manufacturing narcotics less than 50 grams, according to the sheriff's office. Banks has been charged with unarmed robbery, escape from a felony jail and conspiracy to escape from a felony jail.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story said Banks is 31; the correct age is 28.