Sherriff's Police in Kankakee County are investigating an inmate escape from the Jerome Combs Detention Center. It happened at around 3 am this (Wed) morning when the inmate overpowered a correctional officer, took the officer's keys and uniform then stole the officer's vehicle.
The inmate is 23-year-old Kamron Taylor, who should be considered armed and dangerous. Taylor is a black male, 5-9, 170 pounds. He was recently convicted of murder and was awaiting sentencing.
Authorities report Taylor may be in the stolen vehicle, a 2012 Brown Chevy Equinox with an Illinois registration P 5 0 6 6 6 0.
Anyone observing Taylor or the vehicle should call 9-1-1.