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Police Conduct Extensive Search in Friendship, NY For Escaped Prisoners

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Police are still on the hunt for escaped inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat -- now two of the most wanted criminals in America.

New York State police released they have narrowed their search to Friendship, New York in Allegany County.

According to police, search teams began their extensive search in that area around 2:30 this afternoon.

Friday evening, authorities said they received reports of two sightings of the men in Steuben County last weekend. But the sightings are unconfirmed and came from two separate individuals.

Richard Matt and David Sweat have been on the run for fifteen days since their escape from Clinton Correctional Facility.