Three inmates are on the run after killing a prison guard and escaping with his gun at the Yanchou County Prison in Heilongjiang province at around 6:00 a.m. this morning, media reports said.
The three inmates have been identified as Gao Yulun, Li Haiwei and Wang Damin. All three were dressed in blue uniform upon escape.
The police released wanted posters and swiftly dispatched armed soldiers in a wide search effort.
We’ll update here as more information comes in.
By Lucy Liu
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