State police search for Berks Co. prison escapee

State police in Berks County are searching for an escaped prisoner.

Officials said John William Diven of Bellefonte pulled the fire alarm at Wernersville Correctional Facility in South Heidelberg Township just after midnight on Sunday.

Diven then ran from the building, got into a red passenger car, and escaped.

Anyone with information should contact PSP Reading at 610-378-4011.

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