Update posted Monday, September 5 at 2:42 p.m.:
One of the inmates who escaped from the Ripley County Jail Sunday has been recaptured.
Various media outlets report Robert Huskey, 63, of Lawrenceburg was located later Sunday, but autthorities have not said where he was found.
Huskey had escaped with Stanley Short, 42, of Sunman. Short remains at-large.
Since Sunday afternoon, police have provided little information about their search for Short - an inmate who was being held on a pending rape charge.
If anybody sees Short or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Ripley County Sheriff's Office at 812-689-5555.
Original story posted Sunday, September 4 at 7:38 p.m.:
(Versailles, Ind.) - Police are spending their labor day weekend trying to track down two inmates who escaped from the Ripley County Jail Sunday.
The Ripley County Sheriff's Office sent out a notification just after noon that residents should be alert of a dangerous situation.
Two inmates, Stanley Short, 42, of Sunman and Robert Huskey, 63, of Lawrenceburg escaped the jail according to Sheriff Tom Grills.
Short is described as 5'7" tall, 145 lbs., brown hair and blue eyes. Huskey is 5'10", 135 lbs., brown and brown.
Both men have been accused or convicted of violent sexual crimes.
Short was arrested June 1 for allegedly raping a woman in Sunman after attacking her with a hammer. He was arrested days after the incident when the woman escaped and went to police.
Huskey was convicted of child molestation charges in July.
Ripley County Sheriff's Office
Grills said it is unknown, but the two may have received outside help with their escape. No specific details of how the two men got away have been released.
WAVE-TV in Louisville reported the two may be in an older model blue Ford pick-up truck with a white stripe down the middle. Witnesses say they saw them on CR 200 S near Browning Camp east of Versailles near 2 p.m. Sunday.
The sheriff's department says it will provide updates as soon as they become available.