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Another prisoner escapes work detail in Palm Beach County

Antwane Anglin's escape comes 2 days after Philip Peletz walked away from work detail

Antwane Anglin escaped from a work release program in Palm Beach County early Thursday morning.
Antwane Anglin escaped from a work release program in Palm Beach County early Thursday morning.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – For the second time in three days, a prisoner has escaped from a work release program in Palm Beach County.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said Antwane Anglin escaped shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday. She said he was last seen getting out of a white or silver vehicle and running south near the South Florida Fairgrounds.

According to the Florida Department of Corrections, Anglin, 27, was serving time for several drug-related charges from Monroe County in 2013. He had been incarcerated since last November.

Two days earlier, Philip Peletz walked away from a work detail on Okeechobee Boulevard. Peletz, 53, was an inmate at the Loxahatchee Road Prison.

Plessinger said there was a possible sighting of Peletz near U.S. Highway 1 and Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood early Wednesday morning.

It was not immediately known if the two escapes were connected.

The FDLE is leading the search for both prisoners.

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