(CNN) – A man recently convicted of murder overpowered an Illinois correctional officer early Wednesday morning, took his keys and uniform, then fled the jail in the officer's vehicle, a local sheriff's office said.
Kamron T. Taylor was awaiting sentencing when he escape from the Jerome Combs Detention Center around 3 a.m. (4 a.m. ET) on Wednesday, according to the Kankakee County Sheriff's Office.
He took off in the officer's brown 2012 Chevrolet Equinox, and "is considered armed and dangerous," according to the sheriff's office.
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