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Virginia Prison Escapees Considered Armed, Dangerous

Posted October 17, 2005 4:17 a.m. EDT

— Two inmates considered armed and dangerous are still on the loose after escaping from a Virginia correctional facility earlier this month, according to authorities.

Authorities believe James Bailey, 39, and Joshua McCaffity, 22, left in a state prison Chevrolet pickup truck after walking away from work duty at the

James River Correctional Facility

Oct. 8.

Virginia State Police said it did not consider the two men a threat at first, but now believe the two broke into a home and stole several items, including three guns.

Bailey is serving four years for possession of cocaine; McCaffity is serving eight years for breaking and entering.

Virginia State Police urged anyone who sees these two individuals to immediately call

(800) 552-0962