Five inmates in a Georgia jail escaped on Friday, Nov. 12, with three of them still at large as Georgia authorities continue a massive manhunt for the reportedly "violent" convicts.

The five inmates escaped from Pulaski County Jail in South Georgia after one inmate took one of the jail officers hostage during a moment of distraction, and demanded that they give their keys or the corrections personnel held hostage would be killed, according to 13WMAZ.

There were only two jailers on duty during the attack, so other jail officers were unable to stop the convicts from escaping the facility. They reportedly attacked one of the other corrections officers and took the keys to a female jailer’s car, according to the New York Daily News.

The group also allegedly took a taser from the control room and used it to intimidate the jailers. The five inmates left the jail in a white 2015 Kia Sedona with the license plate of CMP-8628. The jailers have been confirmed to be not injured by the inmates.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation subsequently released a BOLO, or Be On the Lookout, alert and instituted a massive manhunt for the individuals, of which only two have been found as of press time.

The two captured inmates are Tyree Montan Jackson, who has been charged with car break-ins, and Lewis Wendell Evans III, who is being accused of obstructing an officer. Both of them were recaptured by Sunday evening.

Three inmates are still at large, and officers believe that they may not be in Hawkinsville, Georgia anymore. The three inmates are Brandon Pooler, who is being charged with child cruelty; Dennis Penix, who is charged with killing two people during a drug deal in 2017; and Tyree Williams, Jr., who is charged with felony murder and home invasion.

The U.S. Marshals are currently offering a $5,000 reward for people who can give information that can lead to their recapture. However, they are warned not to engage the criminals on their own as they are highly violent and dangerous.

Any information on this case is welcomed and can be given by calling 911 or the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office at (478) 783-1212.

Three inmates still remain at large after five of them broke out a south Georgia jail on Friday when they were able to overpower their jailors. Two of them had been arrested again as of Sunday evening. This is a representational image. Fitsum Admasu/Unsplash.

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