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New York prison escape

Updated 10:35 AM ET, Wed June 10, 2015
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Richard Matt, left, and David Sweat were discovered missing on Saturday, June 6, at the 5:30 a.m. "standing count" of inmates at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. NY State Police
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, shown during a tour of the prison, said of the escapees: "These are dangerous people. They are nothing to be trifled with." Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
The hole the inmates cut into a cell wall to escape. The men had side-by-side cells and apparently had obtained power tools to cut through the steel wall, authorities said.
Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Looking from the catwalk, this is the hole the inmates cut into the wall. The pair followed the catwalk toward a series of tunnels. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Gov. Cuomo studies the maze of pipes the prisoners navigated during their escape. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Cuomo climbs a ladder as he examines the prisoners' escape route. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Cuomo examines the escape route of the prisoners. "It was elaborate; it was sophisticated," he said. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
The inmates used power tools to drill through steel pipes as they made their escape. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Gov. Cuomo examines a pipe the inmates cut through. Authorities don't know how the prisoners got the power tools. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office
Officials look at the manhole through which the inmates crawled to freedom. Darren McGee/New York Governor's office