Search Underway for Escaped Warren County Inmate

INDIANOLA, Iowa - The Warren County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate.

Scott Grimes, 23, escaped from the Warren County Jail at about 10:20 Sunday night. Officials said a correctional officer was delivering medication to inmates when the escape happened.

Grimes is described as 5' 6" tall, weighing 155 pounds with green eyes. Law enforcement said he has associates in the New Virginia area and relatives in Des Moines.

Kayla-SchultzOfficials said Grimes is traveling with Kayla Schultz in stolen 2005 Kia Rio with Iowa license plate EES 792. They were last seen at the New Virginia Kum and Go and were traveling in the direction of Interstate 35. Schulz is 19, 5' 6" tall and weighs 128 pounds. She is wanted in Missouri for vehicle theft.

Grimes was being held on charges of assaulting a peace officer, theft, burglary, possession of a controlled substance and providing false information.

If you have any information on his location, call the Warren County Sheriff's Office at 515-961-1122.