Troopers seek assistance in locating 2 escapees

Troopers are also seeking the public's assistance in finding two escapees.

According to a release, Troopers received a report of the walk aways from the North Star Center.

25-year-old Willy-Joe Batchelder of Fairbanks and 38-year-old Shawn Murphy of North Pole had escaped from detention.

Anyone with information on either of the two's whereabouts is asked to phone Troopers in Fairbanks at 451-5100.