Update 12-28: Inmate Captured
Escaped Inmate Located
Bowling Green, KY (December 28th, 2019) Kevin R. Allen was located and taken into custody by the Bowling Green Police Department at approximately 2:30 PM today.
Bowling Green, KY (December 18th, 2019) – On December 18, 2019 at 11:38 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green, received a call stating two inmates had escaped custody of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department during a transport in Warren County. Kevin R. Allen and Matthew W. Hicks escaped custody on Kentucky Street near East 6th Street in Bowling Green.
One escapee Kevin R. Allen, age 46, of Bowling Green, is a white male, with brown hair that has been dyed blond, brown eyes, approximately 5’09” tall, and weighs approximately 150 pounds. After escaping custody, Allen stole a GMC truck that has since been located. Allen was last seen near Veterans Memorial Lane close to the area of Russell Sims Aquatic Center.
The other escapee, Matthew W. Hicks, age 35, of Smiths Grove, was located shortly after escaping custody and arrested by the Bowling Green Police Department.
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Kevin Allen, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 3 at 270-782-2010 or by Text a Tip via the Kentucky State Police App. Callers may remain anonymous.
Editor’s Note: Attached is a photo of Kevin R. Allen
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