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Natchitoches deputies search for escaped inmate

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NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. -

Natchitoches Parish authorities are searching for an escaped inmate.

Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr., reportedly escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center sometime Wednesday evening. Corrections staff noticed the inmate had escaped around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

Hardy is described as a 23 year-old black male who is about 5'7" tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion.

Hardy was being held at the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center after being arrested for failing to appear in the Tenth Judicial District Court on a narcotics offense and Possession of Firearms by a Person Convicted of a Felony.

Natchitoches Parish authorities are currently investigating leads to Hardy's whereabouts.

If you see Hardy, contact 911 immediately, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office at 318-352-6432, Natchitoches Police at 318-352-8101, or your local law enforcement agency.

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