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EBRSO searching for escaped inmate

4 years ago October 19, 2010 Oct 19, 2010 Tuesday, October 19 2010 Tuesday, October 19, 2010 7:09:24 AM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Andrea Fontenot

East Baton Rouge Parish deputies are searching for an inmate who escaped from the downtown courthouse around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Demond Cook, 34, has been previously charged with 2 counts of armed robbery, and 1 count of 2nd degree kidnapping. Cook was being transported by Catahoula deputies for a motion hearing today when he escaped.

Cook was supposed to be setenced to life in prison today. Law enforcement agencies consider him to be extremely dangerous.

South Boulevard Elementary is on lock-down due to the search.

We have a crew on the scene, and we will keep you updated on the situation.

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