Monroe County Inmate Escapes

A Monroe County jail inmate accused of rape, escapes from custody following a court appearance.

Jail officials said 19-year-old Casmino Calihua Tepeaca of Tompkinsville, Ky., escaped from a van after appearing in court earlier on June 19, 2007.

Tepeaca had been in jail since June 10, when authorities said he was arrested and charged with raping a ten-year-old child.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call authorities at 270-487-6191.