Don't worry if you see inmates escaping

September 18, 2008 4:59:50 AM PDT
Not many prison escapes are announced in advance.

But authorities in West Virginia are asking concerned citizens not to help if they see a couple of escaped inmates next Wednesday.

The "fugitives" won't be fugitives at all, but sheriff's deputies.

It's all part of a drill planned for the Mount Olive Correctional Complex.

Officials say the exercise will involve road blocks, K-9 units and possible car inspections.

And they don't want civilians trying to catch their escapees.