Prisoner Sought after Courthouse Escape


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Photo Courtesy State Police


State Police say they’re looking for a prisoner held on drug charges who escaped from a holding cell at the New London Courthouse  Tuesday afternoon.

Police say 28-year-old Michelle Conklin was in leg shackles when she made her getaway.  They say she may be travelling in a white Plymouth Voyager mini-van,  with Connecticut registration 509 XZU.

She’s described as white, about 5-foot-3, weighing 115 pounds,  with reddish brown hair and blue eyes.  She was wearing gray sweat pants at the time of her escape.

State police.  the Major Crime Squad,   State Police dogs, and New London local police are all involved in the search.


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