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Jailbreaks: Pa. fence-hopper; N.J. bikini-pics breakout

Three inmates are on the loose after Saturday escapes in Bucks County and Union County, N.J.

Three inmates are on the loose after Saturday escapes in Bucks County and Union County, N.J.

The Bucks inmate scaled two fences despite the razor ribbon protecting them, while a pair of Jersey inmates escaped a county jail through holes they kept hidden behind photos of bikini-clad women.

Frank E. Neisser, 45, of Philadelphia, worked his way to the outside of Bucks County Prison on Saturday, and somehow scaled the fences. Neisser, who had been in custody since Oct. 30 on forgery charges, is described as white and 5-foot-7, with blue eyes and short, partially graying hair.

Doylestown borough and township police have searched the area, and so have prison staff members, but they have found no sign of Neisser.

The New Jersey escapees are Jose Espinosa, who was awaiting sentencing for manslaughter, and Otis Blunt, who was facing robbery and other charges.

The two got out of the Union County jail Saturday evening. The county prosecutor's office said the two apparently removed cement blocks from two walls, squeezed through the openings, jumped to a rooftop below and then made it over a 25-foot-high fence. The section they escaped from was supposed to be the most secure area of the facility.

"I'm extremely disturbed that a jail with the capability of security it has would foster a breach of this nature," County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow told the Star-Ledger of Newark for Monday's editions.

Espinosa, 20, an alleged gang member, was awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to manslaughter in a 2005 drive-by shooting in Elizabeth, N.J. Blunt, 32, was awaiting trial on charges of robbery and weapons offenses.

The men helped cover up the break by placing dummies under their bed blankets, and hiding the wall holes with magazine photos of women in bikinis, authorities said.

Authorities launched a review of security measures, and barred inmates from pinning up pictures from magazines on their cell walls.