SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for two inmates who remain at large after breaking out of a California jail on Jan. 22 (all times local):
Orange County sheriff’s officials say two inmates accused of violent felonies who broke out of a California jail more than a week ago have been taken into custody.
The sheriff’s department said Saturday on Twitter that 37-year-old Hossein Nayeri and 20-year-old Jonathan Tieu were arrested by the San Francisco Police Department.
A news conference was scheduled for 12 p.m.
The two men and one other — 43-year-old Bac Duong — escaped from jail on Jan. 22.
Duong surrendered on Friday to a civilian in Santa Ana.
Officials with the Orange County sheriff’s department will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. Pacific to provide an update on the hunt for two inmates accused of violent felonies who broke out of a California jail more than a week ago.
Lt. Jeff Hallock, the sheriff’s spokesman, says no new information about the case will be released until then.
Authorities say two of three men who escaped were in San Jose at recently as Thursday afternoon.
The pair may be headed to Fresno in a white van that was stolen last weekend.
The third escapee turned himself in on Friday.
He walked up to a Southern California auto shop where a friend works and had her call police.
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