Prison inmates Richard Matt, 48, left, and David Sweat, 35, are seen in a combination of enhanced pictures released by the New York State police June 17, 2015, showing how they might look after escaping 12 days ago.
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By Elizabeth Chuck/NBC News
Updated: June 20, 2015 5:33 PM ET

Officials say they are searching an area of Allegany County in upstate New York for convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt after they had a “confirmed sighting” called in.

The call was from the area of two adjacent towns, Friendship and Amity, a spokesman for the New York State Police said Saturday, two weeks after the men executed a brazen prison break. A heavy police presence has descended on the area but authorities said they did not have the escapees cornered.

On Friday night, police said, witnesses spotted two men on June 13 walking near a rail yard in…

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