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Newport Man Escapes from Franklin Co. Jail

Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate that escaped from the Franklin County Regional Jail on Friday.

Joseph Gramer II, 29, of Newport, got away from the jail on Friday at around 9 p.m.

KSP was called to investigate the following day.

Troopers said there is no information on potential whereabouts of a route taken by Gramer.

Anyone with information on Gramer should contact the Kentucky State Police at 502.227.2221 or 1.800.222.5555 or local police.

-Staff report