Reports are that about 9:30 am, police at the facility went to make checks and discovered that several of the inmates were missing.
The escapees on the run are Shane Wellington, 25-year-old of Cassava Pond, Ewarton, St Catherine, charged with murder and frequents Ewarton and Breadnut Hill in St Ann.
Ezroy Cohen, 28-year-old of Banbury, Linstead. He was charged for burglary and rape.
Damion Daley, 24-year-old of Banbury, Linstead. He was charged for arson.
Daniel James, 22-year-old of Troja, St Catherine. He was charged for rape.
Anthony Jarrett, 29-year-old of Mountain Pass, Linstead and Church Pen, Old Harbour both in St Catherine. He was charged for murder.
The sixth inmate who escaped custody, Alwayne Shakespear, was recaptured in the Linstead Market later in the day.
The Police are asking these men to turn themselves in or anyone with information as to their whereabouts to call the Linstead Police 985-2285, Police 119 Emergency Number or the nearest Police Station.