YAKIMA, WA. (THECOUNT) — Officials say at least eight inmates have escaped from the Yakima County, Washington jail around 7:00 p.m. Monday night.

The escaped inmates are currently “unaccounted for,” as of Monday night, according to Yakima police.


The City of Yakima is asking for residents to stay indoors and be on the lookout in the northeast and southeast areas of Yakima and to call 911 to report any suspicious activity, reports YaktriNews.

The facility is located at, 111 N Front St, Yakima in WA.


Geo quick facts: Yakima is a city in Washington state. It’s situated in the fertile Yakima Valley, known for its wineries and apple orchards. Yakima Valley Museum has exhibits on local history, including wooden wagons and a 1930s soda fountain. The Yakima Valley Trolleys criss-cross the area in summer. Bordering the Yakima River, the Yakima Area Arboretum encompasses gardens, natural areas and a large collection of trees – wikipedia.