Calif. officials search for escaped inmate

The inmate escaped while being transported by Kentucky deputies


By C1 Staff

HAYWARD, Calif. — Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from deputies Tuesday morning. 

The inmate was being transferred from Kentucky to California, possibly for extradition, when he escaped from police custody, ABC 7 reported. 

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office tweeted a photo of Shawn New, 27, and reported he is wanted by Kentucky authorities for fraud and ID theft. 

The Sheriff’s Office has joined the search for the inmate. 

 

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