Authorities urge anyone who sees the men to not contact them and immediately call 911.

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Update, 7 a.m. April 7, 2016:

A Pierce County bus driver believes he might have seen the two men.

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Lakewood police are searching for two men who escaped from Western State Hospital, the state’s largest psychiatric facility in Lakewood, Pierce County.

Police said the men could be a threat to the public.

Investigators believe around 6 p.m. Wednesday the patients potentially used a “loose” window to escape the hospital, leaving together and on foot before possibly catching nearby transportation, according to a Lakewood police news release.

The men, who arrived at the hospital in February 2015, were last seen at the hospital’s dining hall, police said. They were both housed in the facility’s locked civil ward, the release said.

One of them, Anthony Garver, is white, 28 years old and has long, curly brown hair with a beard or mustache. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall, 250 pounds and was last seen wearing a brown, faded sweatshirt and orange flip flops.

Originally from the Spokane area, Garver was arrested on suspicion first-degree murder in 2013 and was not found competent to stand trial.

The other man, Mark Alexander Adams, is also white, 58 years old, with long blonde hair. He is 6 feet tall, 210 pounds and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and grey shorts.

Police believe Adams may flee to California. He’s originally from Snohomish County and was receiving treatment after getting arrested on suspicion of committing domestic violence and 2nd-degree assault, though he, too, was not competent to stand trial.

Authorities urge anyone who sees the men to not contact them and immediately call 911.

Police have notified local transportation services about the search. And as of late Wednesday, investigators were at the hospital gathering more information.