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Evangeline Parish Sheriffs looking for escaped inmate

3 years 3 months 1 week ago Sunday, August 09 2015 Aug 9, 2015 August 09, 2015 12:29 PM August 09, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

VILLE PLATTE, La. - Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped from prison.

Authorities say 22-year-old Zachary Deville fled the Southwest Louisiana Correctional Center in Basile shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday. Deville was serving time on a burglary charge when he escaped.

Deville is described as a white male, about 5'7" tall and weighs about 135 pounds. Authorities say he was wearing a prison issued uniform at the time of the escape.

Anyone with information on Deville's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 337-363-3345. Police also are asking that area residents keep their homes and vehicles locked.

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