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Two women remain at large after escaping jail in Henry County

Both women in their 20's and from New Castle
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Posted at 6:36 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 18:36:04-04

NEW CASTLE — The search continued Monday evening, nearly 24-hours after two women escaped from the Henry County Transition Center, a minimum-security facility next to the Henry County Jail in New Castle.

According to the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the two women ran from the facility while waiting in a hallway to be transferred from one dorm to another.

Members of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, New Castle Police Department, and the Indiana State Police are searching for the escapees.

The are identified as:

  • Paige Thomas of New Castle. A white female, age 21, long brown hair, hazel eyes, 5’-03” 175lbs, being held on drug-related charges and maintaining a common nuisance.
  • Philishia Davis of New Castle. A white female, age 27, red hair, green eyes, 5’-7” 210 lbs. Being held on charges of residential entry, probation violation and contempt of court.

Anyone with information regarding the two women should contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 765-529-4901, or 765-521-7032.