Police follow new lead in New York manhunt for murderers on the run

New York State Police have responded to a reported sighting of two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in early June. The lead comes a day after a state corrections officer at the facility was suspended.

Police converged on the small town of Friendship with helicopters and search dogs after a reported sighting of two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison earlier this month.

A door-to-door search for the two escapees has been underway since June 6 after the men broke out of prison using hacksaw blades and chisels.

New York State Police spokesperson Beau Duffy told reporters that police established a perimeter around Friendship and its surrounding areas.

David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt (R) were both serving life sentences in prison
 
 
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