Nichole Hannahs

Prisoner Escapes in Licking County

by Nichole Hannahs on January 29, 2010 at 7:30 am

Authorities in Licking County continue their search Friday morning for a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office along with the Newark Police are on the look out for 25-year-old Joshua Hohman. He’s described as being 5’9 and weighs about 150lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray t-shirt and handcuffs.

Authorities believe he could now be in the area of Hanover and are on the lookout for a 1993 Chevy Truck that’s silver and maroon.

Officials say the prisoners was being transported through Licking County enroute to Tuscarawas County when he escaped near Dayton Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Newark Police at (740) 349-1501 or the Licking County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 670-5500.