Prisoner escapes in Berks County

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Police are searching for an escaped prisoner.

Authorities in Berks County are searching for an escaped prisoner.

Police say just after midnight Sunday John William Diven of Bellefonte pulled the fire alarm at Wernersville Correctional Facility in South Heidelberg Township and escaped.

Diven ran and got into a red passenger car.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact Pennsylvania State Police Reading at 610-378-4011.
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