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2 inmates walk away from Blackburn prison

Anthony Kendrick is serving an 8-year sentence for being involved in a Paducah 2010 bank robbery. Anthony Kendrick is serving an 8-year sentence for being involved in a Paducah 2010 bank robbery.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KFVS/AP) - Police are searching for two inmates who walked away from a Lexington prison.

The Kentucky Department of Corrections says the inmates were reported missing Sunday morning from Blackburn Correctional Complex.

State police are searching for 41-year-old Anthony Kendrick and 31-year-old Jerry Nation. Kendrick is described as white, 6-foot tall and 175 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Nation is described as white, 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

The corrections department said Kendrick was serving an 8-year sentence on a McCracken County conviction for complicity to robbery and Nation was serving a 10-year sentence on burglary and theft convictions in Anderson and Oldham counties.

Police say Anthony Kendrick helped to rob the US Bank branch on Bridge Street in Paducah on January 19, 2010.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call state police at (502) 227-2221 or Lexington police at (859) 258-3600.

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