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Inmate escapes while on work release assignment

4 years ago February 17, 2011 Feb 17, 2011 Thursday, February 17 2011 Thursday, February 17, 2011 11:14:28 AM EST in News
Source: EBRP Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. -  The suspect was recently arrested by U. S. Marshals at a home in Baton Rouge.

PORT ALLEN - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped while on a work release detail.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Ernest Southerland, 33, walked away from his work assignment at Dixie Diamond in Port Allen this morning.

Southerland was serving time for burglary and as a felon in possession of a firearm.

If you see Southerland call the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-389-5000.

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