Anna Armstrong [left], and Irene Mitchell strolled out of a minimum-security California prison, Monday. Fed and state authorities seek information leading to their recapture
Federal and state authorities were searching Wednesday for two women who escaped a minimum-security prison earlier this week.
Two female inmates doing time for narcotics related charges remain on the loose after escaping from a minimum-security prison in California early in the week..
Anna Armstrong, 34, and Irene Mitchell, 37, walked away from the minimum security federal prison camp in Dublin, CA, at approximately 7:15pm on Monday, Sept. 4, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Escaped inmate Irene Mitchell was spotted in a surveillance photo on Sep 6, in Livermore, California
Authorities released photos of both women, as well as a surveillance photo of the 37-year-old Mitchell, who was spotted Wednesday in nearby Livermore.
Both women were being held in the federal venue on narcotics charges, according to the Mercury News.
Mitchell was serving a nine-year sentence and has an extensive criminal record, according to the newspaper. The suspect is Native American and is 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds. She has a neck tattoo with the word “Adan.”
34-year-old Ana Armstrong was doing a five-year term that began in March. The 5-foot-5 escapee is listed as a 175 pound white female with brown hair and hazel eyes. Authorities said she has extensive family ties to Yuma, Arizona, and Lancaster in Southern California.
Anyone with information on the fugitives should contact authorities at (877) 926-8332.