U.S. Marshals searching for two escaped Perry Co. inmates

Perry County, Ala. (WSFA) -- The search is underway for two state inmates who broke out of a private prison in Perry county.

Officials say 26 year old Joshua Southwick and 22 year old Ashton Mink escaped Monday.

Southwick was serving a life sentence for a 2003 murder-for-hire case in Limestone county. Mink was serving time for an attempted murder conviction in Madison county in 2005.

If you've seen either man call 911 and alert police.