BREAKING: Police Searching for Potter County Jail Escapee

Escapee last seen heading north through woods near Consistory

Andrew Jeffers, escaped from the Potter County Jail on May 29

UPDATE: 18-year-old Andrew Jeffers, who escaped the Potter County Jail, has been captured. Click here for an updated article.


COUDERSPORT – State Police in Coudersport say they are assisting Coudersport Boro Police in the search for 18-year-old Andrew Schuyler Jeffers, age 18, who escaped from the Potter County Jail this afternoon.

Police say Jeffers was last spotted wearing a yellow prison uniform and heading north through the woods near the Coudersport Consistory.

He is described as a white male, approx. 5’ 7″ tall, 140 lbs.  Black hair, brown eyes, with a light brown beard.  Escaped wearing yellow Potter County Jail uniform.

Anyone spotting Jeffers should call police or 911 immediately.

Jeffers was arrested in April of this year on multiple charges of theft.


Note: Due to the widespread internet outages in the local area, our ability to update articles has been strained. We will update this article as often as possible.

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