Crazy Prison Escapes That Actually Happened

Dec 20, 2017 at 11:59 am |

Breaking Out

Prisons are designed with one goal in mind: keep the inmates in. If the prisoners are able to escape, what’s the point of the prison? Nowadays it’s extremely rare to read about a successful prison escape, but back in the day, there were some pretty impressive strategic escapes from some of the most secure prisons at the time. Sometimes they were done by no-name prisoners, other times it was some of the most wanted men in history. Regardless, it’s always impressive.

prison cell keys

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Prisons are made to keep the prisoners in… but what happens when that plan fails?