Pa. state police searching for 2 escaped prisoners

    Pennsylvania state police are on the lookout for two prisoners who escaped from a central Pennsylvania corrections facility.

    Police said Saturday that Timothy Earl Hostetter of Pottsville and Raymond Martinez of Reading set off a fire alarm at the Wernersville Community Corrections Center before escaping around 8:30 Friday night.

    Authorities say the men ran from a building and got into a silver minivan.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal