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Police seek 2 escapees from halfway house

Kentucky State Police are searching for two inmates who escaped from a halfway house in Eastern Kentucky Sunday night.

Anthony Lykins, 24, and Donnie Brown, 20, both of Winchester, left the Transitions Inc. halfway house in Boyd County about 9 p.m. Sunday, state police said.

Lykins is white, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 200 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-blue jacket and dark pants. He has several tattoos on both arms.

Lykins was being held on a second-degree robbery conviction, state police said.

Brown is white, 6 feet tall and 160 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-blue hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. He has tattoos on both forearms.

Brown was being held on a second-degree burglary conviction.

State police request that anyone with information about the escapees call the Ashland post at (606) 928-6421 or 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.

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