Inmate escapes while being transferred

Sedrick Smith (Source: TPSO)
Sedrick Smith (Source: TPSO)

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - An inmate is on the run after escaping while being transported between parishes.

According to reports, Sedrick Smith got away after attacking an officer on I-55 near Club Deluxe Rd. in Hammond.

Smith, who was being taken to Catahoula Parish Prison, is 5'7" and weighs about 175 lbs.

If you know where Smith is, call the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-345-6150.

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